Mrs. Roberts and Fort Bellingham

Mrs. Maria Roberts of Whatcom County, Washington Territory found herself evicted by Capt. George Pickett, US Army in order to make way for a northern fortress for the American government. Here’s an audio clip that may accompany a future IslandHistories.com article about Fort Bellingham.

Sound effects obtained from https://www.zapsplat.com; music is “Sailor’s Hornpipe Medly” by Charles D’Almaine retrieved from www.freemusicarchive.org under a CC 3.0 non-commercial attribution license.

See: Vouri, Mike. The Pig War: Standoff at Griffin Bay. Seattle: Discover Your Northwest, 2016.

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