“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Eureka in Humboldt County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)

Sequoia Park Zoo

Sequoia Park Zoo Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kristofer Nelson, February 14, 2009
1. Sequoia Park Zoo Marker
Inscription. Sequoia Park Zoo has been an integral part of Eureka's community since 1907. Founded on land acquired from the Glatt family to be used as a city park, the zoo has provided a home for many cherished animals and fond family memories. For more than a century our zoo has been a treasured place for children of all ages to explore and learn about wildlife, nature and its conservation.
Erected 2009 by Native Sons of the Golden West, Duane R. Gavin, Grand President. (Marker Number 2008-9.)
Location. 40° 46.626′ N, 124° 8.674′ W. Marker is in Eureka, California, in Humboldt County. Marker is on W Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. The marker is on a rock near the entrance to the zoo, on the right as you head south on W Street from Harris Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3414 W Street, Eureka CA 95503, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Eureka Inn (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Josiah Gregg Expedition (approx. 1.9 miles away); Eureka Free Public Library (approx. 2 miles away); Arkley Center for the Performing Arts (approx.
Native Sons Dedication Team image. Click for full size.
By Kristofer Nelson, February 14, 2009
2. Native Sons Dedication Team
(l to r)
Past Grand President Clark Brandt
Grand President Duane Gavin
Grand 3rd Vice President David Allen (at the mic)
Grand 1st Vice President Gene Perry
Grand 2nd Vice President James Shadle
2.1 miles away); Hose Company Number 4 (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Samuel W. McFarland Block (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Carson House (approx. 2.1 miles away); N.S.G.W. Hall (approx. 2.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Eureka.
Also see . . .  Sequoia Park Zoo Official Website. (Submitted on November 11, 2014, by James King of San Miguel, California.)
Categories. AnimalsEducationEntertainment
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 251 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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