Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Ferndale in Humboldt County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Blackburn Law Office

 
 
Blackburn Law Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By James King, February 8, 2014
1. Blackburn Law Office Marker
Inscription. Built circa 1880, the rear portion of the building began as a private residence. Later, the front served as a restaurant and Chinese chop house. Around 1914-15, A.W. Blackburn moved the rear portion to the street and added a new front to serve as his law office, insurance agency, notary public office…and on occasion as the town’s police court.

(14) (Marker Number 14.)
 
Location. 40° 34.603′ N, 124° 15.806′ W. Marker is in Ferndale, California, in Humboldt County. Marker is on Main Street (California Route 211). Click for map. The marker is under the cover of the entryway to the store. Marker is at or near this postal address: 444 Main Street, Ferndale CA 95536, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Poppa Joe's" (within shouting distance of this marker); The Gazebo (within shouting distance of this marker); Ferndale Meat Market (within shouting distance of this marker); Our Centennial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ferndale Palace Saloon (about 300 feet away); Hotel Ivanhoe (about 500 feet away); "The Danish Hall" (about 600 feet away); Danish Hall (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Ferndale.
 
More about this marker. This is
Blackburn Law Office image. Click for full size.
By James King, February 8, 2014
2. Blackburn Law Office
The plaque is visible to the right of the door inside the entryway.
apparently one of several surviving markers from an old walking tour. Some are numbered, some are not.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Ferndale Museum Main Street Walk. (Submitted on February 23, 2014, by James King of San Miguel, California.)
2. National Register of Historic Places in Humboldt County. This building is part of NRHP #93001461, Ferndale Main Street Historic District. (Submitted on February 23, 2014, by James King of San Miguel, California.) 

3. National Register of Historic Places Application. (Submitted on February 23, 2014, by James King of San Miguel, California.)
4. National Register of Historic Places Photo(s). (Submitted on February 23, 2014, by James King of San Miguel, California.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Blackburn Law Office and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 28, 2013
3. Blackburn Law Office and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 179 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by James King of San Miguel, California.   3. submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
Paid Advertisement