Near Garberville in Humboldt County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Richardson Grove Historic Lodge
In the 1910s and 1920s, improved roads and services drew tourists from every walk of life, and the redwoods became a popular destination.
Redwood State Highway 101 was completed in 1922, linking San Francisco and Eureka. Gateway to the Redwoods, "the Grove" became on of the most celebrated leisure and recreation destinations in California, a must-see stop for generations of vacationers.
Today, Richardson Grove continues to host thousands of visitors -- some of whom will enjoy their first views ever, of these towering giants!
Erected by California State Parks.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Natural Features • Notable Buildings.
Location. 40° 1.521′ N, 123° 47.597′ W. Marker is near Garberville, California, in Humboldt County. Marker can be reached from Redwood Highway (California Route 101) near County Route 271, on the right Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Garberville CA 95542, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Paving the Way (here, next to this marker); Drag Saw (approx. 1.1 miles away); Famous One-Log House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Plane Crash Site Memorial Marker (approx. 7˝ miles away); Confusion Hill (approx. 7˝ miles away); Mignon "Minnie" Stoddard Lilley (approx. 7˝ miles away).
More about this marker. The lodge is located in Richardson Grove State Park.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 19, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 282 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 19, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.