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  • Barron

58 miles west-southwest of Oroville

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Barron was a small mining town, having the usual variety and quantity of businesses, like a store, blacksmith, and others. The town is now ghost.


 

 

 

  • Blue Canyon

10 miles southeast of Bellingham

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Blue Canyon was a small coal mining town. The town had several residences and a saloon that was converted to a store and post office. The town is now ghost.


  • Park

11 miles southeast of Bellingham

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Park was the big-sister to Blue Canyon. It was also a coal mining town with several businesses. The town site now has a few original buildings and some current residences.


  • Glacier

24 miles northeast of Bellingham

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Glacier was the "jump town" for for thousands of prospectors entering the gold mines of the area. The town had three hotels, a general store, saloon, and several other businesses. The town is mostly ghost, but has a few residents left.


  • Maple Falls

18 miles northeast of Bellingham

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Maple Falls was a timber town, but also had prospectors use the towns businesses. The town had livery stables, general stores, hotels, boarding houses and other businesses. The town still has some residences, but is mostly ghost.


  • Semiahmoo

2 miles west of Blaine

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Semiahmoo was a a starting point for prospectors venturing into the Frazier River region. It had a trading post, residences, and other businesses. The town is now officially part of Blaine, but activity still abounds on the town site.


  • Shuksan

35 miles east-northeast of Bellingham

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Shuksan was a mining town. The town had several residences, general stores, saloons, and other businesses. The town is now ghost.


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