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

Sequoia Hose Company No. 6

Organized June 30, 1904

 
 
Sequoia Hose Company No. 6 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jerry Colivas, April 17, 2017
1. Sequoia Hose Company No. 6 Marker
Inscription.  
EFD Chief: Oscar Paul
Sequoia Company No. 6 Foreman Walter S. Selvage
Mustered into service by Ordinance #357 on July 12, 1904

On July 3, 1904 the property at 1766 J Street was purchased from C. G. Taylor for $550. Construction began on the new fire station in October under the 1904 Fire Department Improvement Bond Act. The building was built by contractors Conry & Freberg at a cost of $1,295. Upon completion, the first meeting in the new fire station took place on January 3, 1905. This fire station was in service for 52 years until the Sequoia Hose Company No. 6 closed its doors in January 1957. It was replaced by two new stations.
 
Erected 2017 by Native Sons of the Golden West. (Marker Number 140-6.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1904.
 
Location. 40° 47.494′ N, 124° 9.544′ W. Marker is in Eureka, California, in Humboldt County
Sequoia Hose Company No. 6 image. Click for full size.
By Jerry Colivas, April 17, 2017
2. Sequoia Hose Company No. 6
Marker is visible between the two doors.
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. Marker is on J Street 0.8 miles south of Redwood Highway (U.S. 101), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1766 J 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. Saint Innocent of Alaska (approx. half a mile away); Eureka Inn (approx. 0.7 miles away); St. Bernard Catholic Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Eureka Free Public Library (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Josiah Gregg Expedition (approx. 0.7 miles away); First National Bank/Professional Building (1918) (approx. 0.8 miles away); Arkley Center for the Performing Arts (approx. 0.8 miles away); Pythian Castle (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eureka.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2020, by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 58 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 9, 2020, by James King of San Miguel, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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Mar. 9, 2021