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

Ferndale Cemetery

 
 
Ferndale Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 17, 2019
1. Ferndale Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  The Ferndale Cemetery Association was organized and incorporated in 1868. This 5 acre tract of land was purchased in 1870 from Francis and Grace Francis for $155.00, as its steep slopes made it unsuitable for farm land. The first burials were recorded in 1877. Prior to that date early settlers were either buried on their own land or in the Odd Fellows Cemetery located off Centerville Road, west of town. After the cemetery property was purchased, the bodies in the Odd Fellows Cemetery were moved to the Ferndale Cemetery. Today the Ferndale Cemetery continues to serve the community and has become a favorite tourist attraction offering spectacular views of the Eel River Valley for those venturing to the top.

Dedicated February 9, 2002
by the
Native Sons of the Golden West
William E. Hargis, Grand President
in memory of
James D. Phelan, United States Senator

 
Erected 2002 by Native Sons of the Golden West.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location.

Ferndale Cemetery Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 17, 2019
2. Ferndale Cemetery Marker - wide view
40° 34.462′ N, 124° 15.818′ W. Marker is in Ferndale, California, in Humboldt County. Marker can be reached from Ocean Avenue east of Berding Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ferndale CA 95536, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Danish Hall (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); "The Danish Hall" (about 400 feet away); Ferndale Masonic Hall (about 600 feet away); "The Victorian Inn" (about 600 feet away); Old Firemen's Pavilion (about 600 feet away); Joseph C. Oeschger Field (about 600 feet away); Hotel Ivanhoe (about 600 feet away); Ferndale Meat Market (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ferndale.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
View of Ferndale from hilltop in cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 17, 2019
3. View of Ferndale from hilltop in cemetery
 

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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 49 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 20, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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