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Ferndale in Humboldt County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Danish Hall

 
 
Danish Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By James King, February 8, 2014
1. Danish Hall Marker
Inscription. The original building was constructed in the late 1800’s as a warehouse for A. Berding, pioneer merchant. Remodeled in 1929, it became the meeting hall for the various Danish lodges. It also serves as the meeting hall of the Native Sons and Daughters of the Golden West.

Valhalla Lodge #11 Dania…..June 2, 1893
Gimle Lodge #95……..June 23, 1896
Ydun Lodge #10……November 2, 1912
Fjelddronning Lodge #131…..January 7, 1913

Ferndale Parlor Native Sons Golden West #93…September 15, 1886
Oneonta Parlor Native Daughters Golden West #71…October 1, 1892
 
Location. 40° 34.521′ N, 124° 15.867′ W. Marker is in Ferndale, California, in Humboldt County. Marker is on Ocean Avenue 0.3 miles east of South Main Street. Click for map. This marker is up inside the covered entryway. Marker is at or near this postal address: 430 Ocean Avenue, Ferndale CA 95536, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "The Danish Hall" (here, next to this marker); "The Victorian Inn" (within shouting distance of this marker); Hotel Ivanhoe (within shouting distance of this marker); Ferndale Masonic Hall (within shouting distance of this
Danish Hall image. Click for full size.
By James King, February 8, 2014
2. Danish Hall
The marker is barely visible inside the entryway, above the handicapped access signs to the left of the white, open door.
marker); Ferndale Palace Saloon (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ferndale Meat Market (about 300 feet away); Our Centennial (about 400 feet away); "Poppa Joe's" (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Ferndale.
 
More about this marker. This is apparently one of several surviving markers from an old walking tour. Some are numbered, some are not.
 
Regarding Danish Hall. The Danish Hall was plaqued and dedicated by the Native Sons of the Golden West on 9 February 2014.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal Organizations
 
The Corner of Ocean and Main/Francis image. Click for full size.
By James King, February 8, 2014
3. The Corner of Ocean and Main/Francis
The Danish Hall can be seen to the left of The Victorian Inn. Another of these "walking tour" plaques is on the Ferndale Masonic Hall, the two story building to the right of the inn.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 273 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by James King of San Miguel, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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