“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Crescent City in Del Norte County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)

Tolowa Indian Settlements

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By Tim Fillmon, July 18, 2006
1. Tolowa Indian Settlements Marker
Inscription.  At the time of white contact the principal villages of the native Tolowa Indians of northern Del Norte County were located at Battery Point in Crescent City (Ta'atun), Pebble Beach (Meslteltun), south of Point St. George (Tatintun), and north of Point St. George (Tawiatun). The major villages were almost completely independent economic units.
Erected 1965 by California State Park Commission in Cooperation With the Del Norte County Historical Society. (Marker Number 649.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers.
Location. 41° 45.414′ N, 124° 13.29′ W. Marker is in Crescent City, California, in Del Norte County. Marker is on North Pebble Beach Drive 0.1 miles south of Pacific Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crescent City CA 95531, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brother Jonathan Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dedication to Henry Sause, Jr. (approx. 1.2 miles away); Battery Point Lighthouse
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(approx. 1.3 miles away); S.S. Emidio (approx. 1.4 miles away); Remembering Billy Boone (approx. 1.4 miles away); Crescent City Tsunami, 1964 (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Metcalf Grove (approx. 4.8 miles away); Simpson-Reed Discovery Trail (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crescent City.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 13, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on January 13, 2021, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.
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Jan. 24, 2021