Program features 1976 BHS fire

The program for the annual meeting of the Bainbridge Island Historical Museum will feature the May 26, 1976 fire that destroyed Bainbridge High School.

Former principal George Bussell and teacher Everett Thompson will share their stories of the historic fire and how they coped with the overnight loss.

The talk will include photos of the fire, many contributed by the Bainbridge Island Fire Department.

The potluck luncheon also includes reports on the past year’s activities at the historical museum and the election of the board of directors.

In addition to museum members, the general public is invited to attend and learn more about Bainbridge Island’s fascinating history.

The gathering is noon to 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10 at the American Legion Hall.

For additional information, call 206-842-2773 or visit

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