Monday, April 4, 2016

Spring morning near Lake Whatcom


Whatcom County was established on March 9, 1854, by the Washington territorial government from a portion of Island County. The name Whatcom derives from a Nooksack word meaning "noisy water" and it was the name of a Nooksack chief.


Anonymous said...

I love knowing the Nooksack meaning of Whatcom. Such an interesting word.

Tara said...

well, i learn something new every day. beautiful place up there.