Birch Bay Post Office opens on February 24, 1881.
Elias Breidford Collection of Photographs of Blaine and Birch Bay
The History of a settler in Birch Bay
A presentation of the Whatcom Museum compiled by James Jewel.
Spanish, English and American explorers influence Birch Bay names
Some corrections for this article: After the sentence on Lt. Whidbey, all other names are credited to Whidbey rather than Vancouver. Plus, Whidbey is credited as the Captain of Vancouver’s ship Discovery. Point Roberts was named after Vancouver’s friend, not Whidbey’s friend.
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