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

Eureka Inn

 
 
Eureka Inn NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
By James King, February 8, 2014
1. Eureka Inn NRHP Marker
Inscription.
This property
The Eureka Inn
has been placed on the
National Register of Historic Places
by the United States Department of the Interior

 
Erected 1982.
 
Location. 40° 47.993′ N, 124° 9.89′ W. Marker is in Eureka, California, in Humboldt County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of G Street and F and G Streets, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. The Eureka Inn covers the entire block of 7th Street on the north, F and G on the west and east respectively, and 8th on the south. Marker is at or near this postal address: 518 7th Street, Eureka CA 95501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eureka Free Public Library (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Arkley Center for the Performing Arts (approx. 0.2 miles away); Eureka City Hall (approx. mile away); Ritz Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); Needs/Williams Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); N.S.G.W. Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Josiah Gregg Expedition (approx. 0.3 miles away); Clarke Memorial Museum (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Eureka.
 
More about this marker.
Eureka Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By James King, February 8, 2014
2. Eureka Inn Marker
The outdoor marker is visible on the white brick wall under the walkway cover.
There are two markers. The one visible from the street is by a covered walkway that comes in from the parking lot that is at the corner of G & 8th streets. The second marker is in the lobby.
 
Regarding Eureka Inn. National Register of Historic Places #82002181
 
Also see . . .
1. National Register of Historic Places in Humboldt County. (Submitted on February 24, 2014, by James King of San Miguel, California.)
2. National Register of Historic Places Application. (Submitted on February 24, 2014, by James King of San Miguel, California.)
3. National Register of Historic Places Photo(s). (Submitted on February 24, 2014, by James King of San Miguel, California.)
4. The Eureka Inn. In 1922 the small seaport of Eureka on California's rugged North Coast was rapidly becoming a major center for industrial and agricultural commerce in Humboldt County and beyond. Redwood forests and prime farmland were abundant, cargo ships from around the world lined the wharves of Humboldt Bay and two daily passenger trains linked Eureka with San Francisco. With the completion of the Redwood Highway in the early 1920's, a new influx of visitors made their way into the county to enjoy the finest hunting, fishing and scenery in the state. This influx included businessmen, industrialists and pleasure travelers who sought refined lodging. Simultaneously,
Eureka Inn image. Click for full size.
By James King, February 8, 2014
3. Eureka Inn
Viewed from the Carnegie Free Library
the growing sophistication of social functions in Eureka underscored the need for an elegant hotel. Through a massive community-wide effort, The Eureka Inn was built to fill that need and serve not only as a gracious host to visitors, but as a resplendent social center as well.
(Submitted on February 24, 2014, by James King of San Miguel, California.) 
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
Eureka Inn Lobby image. Click for full size.
By James King, February 8, 2014
4. Eureka Inn Lobby
Cool Old Phone Booths in the Lobby image. Click for full size.
By James King, February 8, 2014
5. Cool Old Phone Booths in the Lobby
Eureka Inn Still Uses Real Keys image. Click for full size.
By James King, February 8, 2014
6. Eureka Inn Still Uses Real Keys
Note the photo of an IOOF gathering from days gone-by.
Eureka Inn Lobby image. Click for full size.
By James King, February 8, 2014
7. Eureka Inn Lobby
Above the Fireplace image. Click for full size.
By James King, February 8, 2014
8. Above the Fireplace
Eureka Inn Courtyard image. Click for full size.
By James King, February 8, 2014
9. Eureka Inn Courtyard
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 214 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. 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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