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

Tsurai

 
 
Tsurai Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, May 26, 2007
1. Tsurai Marker
Inscription. Click to hear the inscription.  Directly below was located the ancient Yurok village of Tsurai. A prehistoric, permanent Indian community, it was first located and described by Captains Bodega and Heceta, June 9-19, 1775. The houses were of hand-split redwood planks, designed for defense and protection. The village was occupied until 1916.

California registered historical landmark No. 838

Plaque placed by the State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with Heritage Trinidad and the Humboldt County Historical Society.

July 22, 1970
 
Erected 1970 by State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with Heritage Trinidad and the Humboldt County Historical Society. (Marker Number 838.)
 
Location. 41° 3.511′ N, 124° 8.518′ W. Marker is in Trinidad, California, in Humboldt County. Marker is at the intersection of Edwards Street and Ocean Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Edwards Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Trinidad CA 95570, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Tsurai Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, May 26, 2007
2. Tsurai Marker
At least 5 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Town of Trinidad (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Z. Hegy (approx. 4 miles away); Camp Curtis (approx. 12 miles away); Minor Theatre (approx. 13.4 miles away); First Methodist Society on Humboldt Bay (approx. 13 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Don Bruno de Heceta. (Submitted on June 18, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
2. Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra. (Submitted on June 18, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Looking below image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, May 26, 2007
3. Looking below
Little marker to the right of the plaque image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, May 26, 2007
4. Little marker to the right of the plaque
Funded in part by The California State Coastal Conservancy
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 18, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 1,917 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 18, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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