Bellingham mayor to apologize to Chinese community for banishment 125 years ago

Mayor Dan Pike will issue a formal apology to the Chinese community on Thursday, May 26, for what happened 125 years ago, when Chinese residents were forced out of the area at the urging of civic leaders and the town newspaper.

The formal apology is among the activities on Thursday night in Whatcom Museum's Old City Hall, 121 Prospect St., that make up the Chinese Expulsion Remembrance Project in Bellingham.

Thursday, May 26, 2011 - 10:31am