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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Humboldt County, California
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|In Memory of
Co. E & I 2nd. California Volunteer Infantry 1862 - 1863
Co. B 1st. Battalion Mountaineers California Volunteers 1863 - 1864
Co. A. 1st Battalion Native California Volunteer Calvary 1864
Marie Brizard Todd
A pioneer of . . . — — Map (db m32567) HM|
On this site
the Rev. Asa White
formed the first Methodist Society
on Humboldt Bay, July 4, 1850
Arcata United Methodist Church
June 24, 2000 — — Map (db m98180) HM|
|The basement and first story of the building,
at 8th and H streets (opposite), was constructed
in 1857 for Augustus Jacoby. For many years
it was a principal supply point for the Klamath
Trinity mining camp trade. From 1858 through
1864 it . . . — — Map (db m143579) HM|
|Originally built in 1857 by Augustus Jacoby, this building was constructed of locally quarried stone and brick. This was the first fire proof building in Humboldt County. Jacoby left Arcata in 1862 and mercantile firms continued to occupy the . . . — — Map (db m94513) HM|
|The nation's oldest theatre built for feature films was opened on December 3, 1914, by Isaac Minor with a silent film based on Charles Dickens' "The Chimes" directed by Herbert Blaché starring Tom Terriss.
Arcata Historic Landmark #28
This . . . — — Map (db m60930) HM|
Dedicated to the
Members of the Union Company
Founders of the
Town of Union
Now known as the City of Arcata
April 30, 1850
Members of the Gregg-Wood Party
Dr Josiah Gregg · Thomas Sebring ·
David A. . . . — — Map (db m143253) HM|
|Incorporated December 15, 1854, as the Union Plank Walk, Rail Track, and Wharf Company, the Arcata and Mad River Rail Road is the oldest line on the north coast. Originally using a horse-drawn car, the railroad served as a link between Humboldt Bay . . . — — Map (db m113364) HM|
|Recognized by the American Forestry Association as the National Champion Coast Redwood, Sequoia sempervirens, November 1991. Height • 363 feet Circumference • 53.2 feet Average crown spread • 62 feet — — Map (db m165464) HM|
|Richard Sweasey originally financed the construction of this theater which displays his name. Mr. Sweasey was a businessman in the early days of Eureka. Sweasey served as a member of the California State Legislature and several terms as a Humboldt . . . — — Map (db m71971) HM|
Residences, offices; Adorni Grocery, cigar store; Pacific, Cooper Pharmacies; Levy, Canepa, Danielson & Petersen Men’s Stores
Eureka Historic Landmark
This program possible through a partnership with property owner Lynn McKenna, Eureka . . . — — Map (db m1504) HM|
|Built for Captain H.H. Buhne; Humboldt County Bank, other businesses, residences, public hall, rooftop signal service station.
This program made possible through a partnership with property owners Kelly and Kala Martin, Eureka Main Street, and . . . — — Map (db m61275) HM|
Buhne General Store
Greek Revival Architecture
Eureka’s Oldest Commercial Building
Captain H.H. Buhne, Proprietor
Eureka Historical Landmark
This program possible through a partnership with property owners . . . — — Map (db m60214) HM|
| . . . — — Map (db m61287) HM|
Dedicated to the memory of my parents
Joseph H. & Annie F. Clarke
and other pioneers of Northwestern California
by Cecile Clarke
Dedicated August 21, 1960 by the Native Sons of the Golden West — — Map (db m1505) HM|
|Built for Annie M. Wallace; first concrete commercial building in Eureka; contractor materials sold until 1960.
This program possible through a partnership with property owner Dolores Vellutini, Eureka Main Street, and the Eureka Heritage . . . — — Map (db m61221) HM|
|Janssen's General Merchandise, first elevator and first fireproof building in Eureka
This program made possible through a partnership with property owner Dolores Vellutini, Eureka Main Street, and the Eureka Heritage Society — — Map (db m60513) HM|
|Served passengers traveling by steamers docking at nearby wharves.
This program possible through a partnership with property owners Lee & Kwang Cho, Eureka Main Street and the Eureka Heritage Society. — — Map (db m61129) HM|
|Eureka was founded as a town in 1850 and incorporated as a city in 1874. Located on the remote northwestern coast of California, Eureka was the region's major port of entry by water in the 19th century before the construction of good access by land, . . . — — Map (db m113509) HM|
|Built for Josiah Bell; college upstairs; steamship ticket agency, bicycle shop, and grocery store downstairs; stable; 1893, second building attached.
This program possible through a partnership with the estate of Robert Imperiale, Eureka Main . . . — — Map (db m61170) HM|
|Architect J.W. Rowell designed the masonry building which featured a classical entry portico, an elegant cupola with skylights, and street facades of granite blocks, buff-colored bricks, and sandstone detailing.
Built by the Lyon-Wilson . . . — — Map (db m60275) HM|
|California’s first free library was established in Eureka on May 11, 1878 and was situated in this Carnegie Building 1904-1972 — — Map (db m71976) HM|
| This property
The Eureka Inn
has been placed on the
National Register of Historic Places
by the United States Department of the Interior — — Map (db m71977) HM|
|W.H. Crim, S.F. Architect; Bank, drug emporium downstairs; Offices leased by professionals and government agencies upstairs — — Map (db m108025) HM|
|By the early 1850's, newly arrived white settlers had moved into the Humboldt Bay area, causing conflict with the native inhabitants. To protect both Indians and settlers, Fort Humboldt was established in 1853 and operated until 1866. It became a . . . — — Map (db m19936) HM|
|Hal, a native of San Diego, was graduated from San Diego State College with a degree in Civil Engineering, and subsequently started work with the California Division of Highways in that area.
As a person dedicated to serving the needs of . . . — — Map (db m1556) HM|
|Built in 1884, this building became home of “Columbia Hose Company Number 4”, chartered April 2, 1894. It is the oldest surviving structure of the 7 volunteer companies organized in Eureka between 1873 and 1908. Original building had 2 . . . — — Map (db m91922) HM|
|This dolos, weighing 42 tons, the 1,972nd of 4,796 cast by the Umpqua River Navigation Company for the reconstruction of the Humboldt Bay Jetties, is dedicated to the seafaring men of Humboldt — past, present, and future. Dated December 28, . . . — — Map (db m163898) HM|
|Captain Jonathan Winship made the first recorded entry into Humboldt Bay by sea in June 1806. Encountered in 1849 by Josiah Gregg’s party. New word of its existence reached San Francisco. By 1850 the Laura Virginia Association had founded Humboldt . . . — — Map (db m1555) HM|
|National Historic Landmark
This site possesses national significance in commerating the history of the United States of America.
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior — — Map (db m32570) HM|
Built for J. McLauchlan, restaurant, saloons downstairs; alpine rooms upstairs; one of the longest operating bordellos
Eureka Historic Landmark
This program possible through a partnership with property owner Dr. Marybeth Wolford, Eureka . . . — — Map (db m1507) HM|
Iron front cast by Eureka Foundry; men's clothier and furnishings, Louvre Cafe, saloons
Eureka Historic Landmark
This program possible through a partnership with property owner Wes & Nedra Kausen, Eureka Main Street, and the Eureka . . . — — Map (db m1508) HM|
|Built for A.R. Abrahamson; furnished rooms upstairs; businesses and Abe's Chop House downstairs.
This program possible through a partnership with property owners Evo & Catherine Fannucchi, Eureka Main Street, and the Eureka Heritage Society. — — Map (db m61533) HM|
|This historic building was erected in 1887 by L.T. Kinsey and sold to the Society of Humboldt County Pioneers in 1890. On June 15, 1897 it was purchased by Humboldt Parlor No. 14 N.S.G.W. — — Map (db m71970) HM|
|Needs Lodging; meeting hall; jewelers, tailors, other retail; offices; L.H. Hess businesses; Monterey Hotel.
This program made possible through a partnership with property owner Williams Family, Eureka Main Street, and the Eureka Heritage . . . — — Map (db m61383) HM|
|Dry goods, saloons, Cafes Royal and Oberon (Site 1910 Jack London fight), used furnishings
This program possible through a partnership with property owners Roy and Susan Kohl, Eureka Main Street, and the Eureka Heritage Society — — Map (db m60277) HM|
Built by B.C Mowry and Knights of Pythians
Members for Lodge # 34
Alterations by Barbara Groom,
Owner: Lost Coast Brewery, Apartment, and Theatre
Eureka Historic Landmark
This program possible through a partnership with
property owner . . . — — Map (db m142819) HM|
|The Ritz and Star Cigar Store, Proprietors A. J. Batini and Dolindo Massei; The Ritz Club, restoration by Daniel and Jayne Ollivier, 1978; The Ritz Apartments
This program possible through a partnership with property owners Daniel & Jayne . . . — — Map (db m60897) HM|
-John Innocent Veniaminov (1797-1879)
- First Pastor of Alaska and the Northwest (1824)
- Sails outside Humboldt to Fort Ross (1836)
- First bishop of the Church (1840)
- Defender of the Native peoples and cultures — — Map (db m142808) HM|
|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 . . . — — Map (db m159665) HM|
|Sequoia Park Zoo has been an integral part of Eureka's community since 1907. Founded on land acquired from the Glatt family to be used as a city park, the zoo has provided a home for many cherished animals and fond family memories. For more than a . . . — — Map (db m78790) HM|
|Was consecrated by Bishop Manogue on June 6, 1886 - built by local architect James Simpson under the direction of the pastor, Father John S. Sheridan. It is the second church constructed at this location.
Dedicated by the Grand Parlor . . . — — Map (db m108024) HM|
|This home, also known as the “Pink Lady,” is a classic Queen Anne/Eastlake Victorian residence designed by the prestigious architectural firm of Newsom Brothers of San Francisco. It was completed in 1889 for William Carson, a pioneer . . . — — Map (db m1498) HM|
|In 1895 3 buildings existed:
412 - Long's Saloon;
414 - W.S. Clifton, optician;
418 - C.W. Richardson, barber.
This program made possible through a partnership with property owners Nedra & Wes Kausen, Eureka Main Street, and the Eureka . . . — — Map (db m61187) HM|
|Saloons, Kitty Farris' Joy Emporium, and Fairwind and New Fairwind Cafe.
This program possible through a partnership with owners Ferguson-Winsted, Eureka Main Street, and the Eureka Heritage Society. — — Map (db m61155) HM|
After finding Humboldt Bay from the sand dunes near Fairhaven on December 20, 1849, the Dr. Josiah Gregg exploring party reached the present site of Eureka. December 26, passing an open area near this point, to camp by an Indian village close to . . . — — Map (db m91923) HM|
|The six Victorian era houses “905-935” Third Steet were developed by Samuel McFarland from 1884 to 1904. Mr. McFarland came to Humboldt County from New Brunswick, Canada in 1866 at the invitation of his brother-in-law, William Carson . . . — — Map (db m71972) HM|
|The Hotel Vance was built in 1872 by Eureka pioneer & lumberman,
John Vance. It was the area's grandest hotel & the first building in
Eureka with electricity. It was originally designed & built in the
"Modern Italianate style”, which . . . — — Map (db m135459) HM|
|This was the first building expressly constructed for the Eureka Post
Office Postmaster Frederick Aze, (served as Eureka postmaster for 17
years.) motivated by cramped and ill suited facilities at 612
Second St. had this building constructed at . . . — — Map (db m135482) HM|
Second Empire/Italianate Architecture
Built for lumber pioneer John Vance; A first
class hotel to 1950's; First commercial building
with electric lights
Eureka Historic Landmark
This program possible . . . — — Map (db m135464) HM|
|Two cantilevered square bays; saloon downstairs; brothel upstairs; later Bluebird Cabaret with dime a dance.
This program made possible through a partnership with property owner Diane Barmore, Eureka Main Street, and the Eureka Heritage . . . — — Map (db m61222) HM|
|Dedicated on November 16, 1911 and affectionately known as the "Queen of Bridges", it was the longest reinforced concreted arch structure in the world at the time of its construction. The bridge was designed by John B. Leonard, Civil Engineer, . . . — — Map (db m71907) HM|
|Erected in the early 1870s, this magnificent structure was a drug store. In 1877 it became known as the Alford Drug Store until 1886. In 1879, Wells Fargo and Co. established an express station in the Alford Drug Store and maintained it through . . . — — Map (db m71959) HM|
|Originally constructed as a warehouse in July of 1902; known as the A. Berding Warehouse and housed many businesses. In 1919 Hampton C. Blum acquired the warehouse. In January 1929, The Danish Hall Committee started considerations for pu(r)chase. . . . — — Map (db m71939) HM|
|The Victorian Inn was built in 1890 with completion in 1891, and known as the Russ Building. The structure was originally built to house the Ferndale Bank with the Ferndale Enterprise Newspaper following. There were 33 rooms on the second floor; . . . — — Map (db m65289) HM|
|Built circa 1880, the rear portion of the building began as a private residence. Later, the front served as a restaurant and Chinese chop house. Around 1914-15, A.W. Blackburn moved the rear portion to the street and added a new front to serve as . . . — — Map (db m71952) HM|
| The 780 prisms and fresnel lenses in this replica of the original Cape Mendocino Light House were hand ground in France, shipped around Cape Horn and originally place in operation at Cape Mendocino in 1868. The entire mechanical gear and prisms . . . — — Map (db m139526) HM|
|The original building was constructed in the late 1800’s as a warehouse for A. Berding, pioneer merchant. Remodeled in 1929, it became the meeting hall for the various Danish lodges. It also serves as the meeting hall of the Native Sons and . . . — — Map (db m71942) HM|
|This pioneer agricultural community, settled in 1852, helped feed the booming population of mid-century San Francisco. Long known as “Cream City,” Ferndale made innovative and lasting contributions to the dairy industry. Local . . . — — Map (db m1557) HM|
|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 . . . — — Map (db m142811) HM|
|Dedicated March 19, 1891
Organized October 2?, 1868 with fifteen members Ferndale Lodge #193 F. & A.M. received its charter the following year. Meetings were held upstairs over the Dodge Store until 1870 when the first lodge hall was built on the . . . — — Map (db m71931) HM|
|Ferndale Meat Market was already in operation at the time of the fire of 1875 and was lost in the fire of April 1881. It was rebuilt at its present location and back in operation by mid May of that same year. Joseph Russ’ involvement in the business . . . — — Map (db m71955) HM|
| Circa 1890. Furthest westernly bar in the continental United States.
Dedicated February 13, 1993 by the Native Sons of the Golden West. Harley M. Harty, Grand President
In memory of Joseph G. Oeschger PGP — — Map (db m65266) HM|
|Also known as the Roberts Hotel, Ferndale Hotel, and the Italian-Swiss Hotel, it was the first and is the last of the original hostelries in Ferndale. Originally built in 1870, burnt to the ground and rebuilt in 1875, then remodeled in the late . . . — — Map (db m71958) HM|
|Dedicated to Joseph Carl Oeschger in Recognition of his contribution to sports and to the youth who participate.
An all around athlete who began his career in Ferndale, he went on to professional baseball where he distinguished himself as a . . . — — Map (db m71956) HM|
|Built in 1922, and constructed mainly of old growth redwood by volunteers of the Ferndale Community. Fire destroyed the kitchen in 1963. Rebuilt in 1990-1993 through contributions and community efforts. It has served our community well throughout . . . — — Map (db m65190) HM|
|In this approximate area the seed of settlement to become Ferndale was planted by Seth Lewis Shaw.
Ferndale’s Original Residents
S.L. Shaw S.W. Shaw Uri Williams Tom Dix H.S. Waterman Cutler Hatch Joseph Russ Wm. Shipton Geo. . . . — — Map (db m71960) HM|
|This site, originally R.A. Simpson's Ferndale Mechanical Shop, and shared by A. Monroe Cider and Vinegar Company, was chosen in 1904 by Aage Jensen as the founding location of the Central Creamery with first production of butter in September, . . . — — Map (db m65235) HM|
|Built in 1898 this building is of the East Lake Stick-Style tradition, a fine example of Victorian Architecture. The tapered oriel windows that project from the upper story are Italianate in shape with the overall design being very much English. . . . — — Map (db m71953) HM|
|Built in the late 1870's or early 1880's, the Fields Landing Hotel originally was used house rail train passengers bound for Eureka. They then continued on by boat to Eureka. In 1913 the railroad was extended to Eureka. The Fields Landing Hotel was . . . — — Map (db m108026) HM|
|The Eel, California’s third largest river, flows 800 miles before emptying into the Pacific Ocean. Through ongoing monitoring, public and private entities are working to preserve the integrity of this designated “Wild and Scenic River.” . . . — — Map (db m71985) HM|
|Californians were among the first in the world to build a lifestyle around the automobile. In the early 20th century, mass-produced cars became affordable for almost everyone. In 1907 there were just 300 autos registers in the state. By 1920, more . . . — — Map (db m139844) HM|
|People have been drawn to the beauty and serenity of Northern Californias's majestic redwood forests for millennia
In the 1910s and 1920s, improved roads and services drew tourists from every walk of life, and the redwoods became a . . . — — Map (db m139843) HM|
|Site of treaty between coast and mountain Indian tribes — — Map (db m113365) HM|
|These historic images represent an earlier time when the low-lying wetlands and salt marshes around Humboldt Bay and the lower Eel River valley were largely drained and converted to agricultural uses.
Under the congressional Swamp and . . . — — Map (db m139531) HM|
|Waterfowl hunting was a primary recreational activity on Humboldt Bay from the early 1900s to the 1970s, and remains popular today.
During the duck season, members of the Humboldt Fish and Game Club would meet at the hunt cabin on the . . . — — Map (db m139549) HM|
|Hard work and perseverance created a family business that lasted generations
In 1850, Joseph and Zipporah Russ moved to Humboldt County from Maine to start a cattle and sheep ranch. The main buildings were built between 1915 and 1925 and . . . — — Map (db m139548) HM|
This grove is dedicated
to the memory of
Col. Raynal C. Bolling S.C. U.S.A.
Lawyer Patriot Soldier
Born 1 Sept. 1877 at Hot Springs Arkansas
Killed in action during the German offensive
near Amiens France 26 March 1918
The first . . . — — Map (db m48537) HM|
|1000 Vikings discover North America • 1096 Oxford University founded • 1160 University of Paris founded • 1218 Genghis Khan conquers Persia • 1368 Ming dynasty begins • 1453 Renaissance begins • 1486 Printing press invented • 1521 Cortez conquers . . . — — Map (db m140012) HM|
|Notice that this tree is hollow and 3/4 of the wood is dead. However, 1/4 of the tree refuses to die. The limbs on the tree are evidence of the living material still within. Higher up a double top reaches toward the sky. The tree itself continues to . . . — — Map (db m87848)|
"Big Diamond", a circus elephant expired near here in 1927. His skinned hulk was buried. Years later, his bones were unearthed and speculation arose about a
Humboldt mastodon until investigators were enlightened
by people who'd seen the . . . — — Map (db m22274) HM|
|Conservationist, author, anthropologist, a founder of the Save-the-Redwoods League.
This area of 1600 acres, habitat of the last surviving herd in California of Roosevelt Elk is established as a memorial by
· De Forest Grant
· John D. . . . — — Map (db m32569) HM|
| Company 1903 Comes to the Prairie In October 1933, CCC Company 1903 moved from Hyampom, in Trinity County, to Prairie Creek. Along with the 113 enrollees were seven soldiers — three officers, three sergeants, and a cook — who would . . . — — Map (db m159100) HM|
|Rumors of “great timber” by area loggers led National Geographic Society naturalist, Paul Zahl, to this remote creek valley in 1963. On one of his trips, Zahl stopped on the cut-over ridge just across from this grove to take some . . . — — Map (db m169542) HM|
|A native of Plunkett, Saskatchewan, Canada. Graduated from Stanford University with a degree in Civil Engineering, began work with the Division of Highways in 1936. He worked in many positions and locations throughout his career, becoming State . . . — — Map (db m1509) HM|
|California's first drilled oil wells producing crude to be refined and sold commercially were located on the north fork of the Mattole River approximately three miles east of here. The old Union Mattole Oil Company made its first shipment of oil . . . — — Map (db m51955) HM|
|Built at 422 ft. elevation, the light swept 30 mi. to sea. The perilous waters here claimed nine ships. Mules took supplies to the site, 15 mi. north, the westernmost in the U.S.
Dedicated to the Keepers of the Light — — Map (db m51954) HM|
|Sam Helwer, the son of German-Russian immigrants, began his life on a small dairy farm in Russell, Kansas. In 1936 he began his career with the California Division of Highways as an Engineering Aide. By the 1940's he was Project Engineer for the . . . — — Map (db m1558) HM|
|This propeller and tow bit was salvaged from the Eureka Slough by William Zerlang, where the Ranger had rested since 1926, when she was abandoned after serving on the bay since 1889. She was built up in North Bend, Oregon in 1887.
The propeller . . . — — Map (db m140014) HM|
|Inside you will interact with stories of the past, discover local culture, and view unique maritime artifacts
A group of local seafarers established the Humboldt Bay Maritime Museum in 1977 so residents and visitors could experience the . . . — — Map (db m81831) HM|
|This is the last lumber camp style cookhouse in operation in North America. This cookhouse was originally opened as part of Samoa, one of the last company owned towns in the United States, established by the Vance Lumber Company. The original . . . — — Map (db m65422) HM|
|Top marker: Welcome to Humboldt Redwoods State Park. As you travel either U.S. Highway 101 or the Avenue of the Giants for the next 32 miles, you will pass through the largest redwood park of all California State Parks. Preserved here are over . . . — — Map (db m87843) HM|
|The Scotia Museum is a textbook example of Greek Revival architecture. The natural redwood trunks used for classical columns have an unmistakeable association with the timber industry.
The two-story structure has a low-pitched shingle roof, a . . . — — Map (db m61055) HM|
|Their first sawmill was built in 1887 at their current location and employed 150 men to turn the giant redwoods into shingles and other products.
Originally named Forestville, the town name was changed to Scotia in 1888. Scotia is one of the last . . . — — Map (db m71988) HM|
|The Wi'ne'ma Theatre was built in 1919 and named for a young
Indian girl who devoted her life to establishing friendly relations
between her people, the Modoc Indians, and the white men. The
first performance was on November 20, 1920 and tells . . . — — Map (db m142815) HM|
|The Mendocino presented a huge challenge to the designers of this lighthouse
The lighthouse’s assigned position was a storm-battered, 400-foot cliff prone to frequent earthquakes and landslides. The compact tower, with its lifesaving beacon, had to . . . — — Map (db m1108) HM|
Lit Dec. 1, 1868, the light from its first order Fresnel lens swept 30 miles to sea. Decommissioned in 1951, the structure slowly began to inch toward the 422’ cliff. The light was dismantled in 1998 and moved to Point Delgada, Shelter Cove by . . . — — Map (db m1093) HM|
|In memory of our shipmates and friends. On July 12, 1994, Coast Guard Helicopter 6541 responded to a mayday from a sailing vessel in distress south of Shelter Cove, CA. While searching for the vessel in heavy fog, the helicopter crashed into the . . . — — Map (db m1106) HM|
A founder of Shelter Cove with brothers Tony and Babe Machi. A ready smile, a friendly wave, a faraway look waiting for his fishermen to return—we’re thankful we’ve known this gentle man.
A hero in war. Survivor . . . — — Map (db m1057) HM|
|A new home in Shelter Cove. Shelter Cove is not the original home of the Cape Mendocino lighthouse. The lighthouse operated at Cape Mendocino, 35 miles north of here.
The compact metal tower was installed on a cliff at the cape in 1868 . . . — — Map (db m1107) HM|
The Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse is one of the most iconic landmarks on the North Coast and a beloved, historical symbol of the Trinidad community. The structure was built in 1949 as a replica of the original 1871 Trinidad Lighthouse, which . . . — — Map (db m139525) HM|
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