Trinidad in Humboldt County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
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Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse
Coastal erosion and heavy rainfall in the winter of 2017 undermined the stability of the land near the (Memorial) Lighthouse at its original location overlooking Trinidad Bay. Engineering geologists advised the relocation of the Memorial Lighthouse. It was moved on January 10, 2018 to this temporary location.
The original Memorial site include engraved granite plaques and commemorates the lives of over 250 people who have been lost or buried at sea. The historic 1898, 4,000 pound fog bell, entrusted to the care of the Trinidad Civic Club by the United States Coast Guard, now resides at this location with the Memorial Lighthouse.
The Trinidad Civic Club's mission is to develop a permanent installation at this harbor site that will
The Civic Club has undertaken a major fundraising campaign for the Memorial Lighthouse Project. The support of the local Trinidad community and Humboldt County residents is essential to complete this undertaking.
Visit Trinidad Civic Club's website to learn more about efforts to restore the Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse and contribute to or participate in the preservation of this historic landmark.
Erected 2012 by Trinidad Civic Club.
Location. 41° 3.437′ N, 124° 8.926′ W. Marker is in Trinidad, California, in Humboldt County. Marker is on Lighthouse Road near Bay Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 960 Lighthouse Road, Trinidad CA 95570, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Town of Trinidad (approx. ¼ mile away); Spain Claims Northern California (approx. 0.3 miles away); Tsurai (approx. 0.4 miles away); William Z. Hegy (approx. 4.6 miles away); Camp Curtis (approx. 12.1 miles away); Minor Theatre (approx. 13.4 miles away); First Methodist Society on Humboldt Bay (approx. 13½ miles away); Jacoby's Storehouse (approx. 13½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Trinidad.
More about this marker. Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse is located in Trinidad Head parking lot.
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 13, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 13, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 56 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 13, 2019, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.