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

Saint Innocent of Alaska

 
 
Saint Innocent of Alaska Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 17, 2019
1. Saint Innocent of Alaska Marker
Inscription.  
-John Innocent Veniaminov (1797-1879)
- First Pastor of Alaska and the Northwest (1824)
- Sails outside Humboldt to Fort Ross (1836)
- First bishop of the Church (1840)
- Defender of the Native peoples and cultures

 
Location. 40° 47.883′ N, 124° 9.895′ W. Marker is in Eureka, California, in Humboldt County. Marker is on F Street south of 9th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 939 F Street, Eureka CA 95501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eureka Inn (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eureka Free Public Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Bernard Catholic Church (approx. ¼ mile away); First National Bank/Professional Building (1918) (approx. ¼ mile away); Arkley Center for the Performing Arts (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pythian Castle (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Josiah Gregg Expedition (approx. 0.4 miles away); Eureka City Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eureka.
 
Also see . . .
1. About St Innocent’s in Eureka
Saint Innocent Orthodox Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 17, 2019
2. Saint Innocent Orthodox Church and Marker
. (Submitted on November 20, 2019.)
2. Innocent of Alaska (Wikipedia). "Saint Innocent of Alaska (August 26, 1797 – March 31, 1879, O.S.), also known as Saint Innocent Metropolitan of Moscow (Russian Святитель Иннокентий Митрополит Московский) was a Russian Orthodox missionary priest, then the first Orthodox bishop and archbishop in the Americas, and finally the Metropolitan of Moscow and all Russia. Remembered for his missionary work, scholarship, and leadership in Alaska and the Russian Far East during the 19th century, he is known for his abilities as a scholar, linguist, and administrator, as well as his great zeal for his work." (Submitted on November 20, 2019.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 20, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 20, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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