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What’s the Deal With: Whatcom’s granges?

Century-old agriculture fraternal org survives in Whatcom County

The Rome Grange sign decorated with flowers.
The Rome Grange, founded in the early 1900s, is one of just six remaining granges in Whatcom County. At its peak, there were more than 50 chartered granges in the region. (Julia Lerner/Cascadia Daily News)
By Julia Lerner Staff Reporter
When the Rome Grange opened its doors for the first time in April 1908, it joined a growing list of
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