“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Humboldt County, California

Clickable Map of Humboldt County, California and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Humboldt County, CA (133) Del Norte County, CA (20) Mendocino County, CA (45) Siskiyou County, CA (167) Trinity County, CA (59)  HumboldtCounty(133) Humboldt County (133)  DelNorteCounty(20) Del Norte County (20)  MendocinoCounty(45) Mendocino County (45)  SiskiyouCounty(167) Siskiyou County (167)  TrinityCounty(59) Trinity County (59)
Eureka is the county seat for Humboldt County
Adjacent to Humboldt County, California
      Del Norte County (20)  
      Mendocino County (45)  
      Siskiyou County (167)  
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1 California, Humboldt County, Arcata — Camp Curtis1862-1865
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 and Marie Brizard Todd A pioneer of . . . Map (db m32567) HM
2 California, Humboldt County, Arcata — First Methodist Society on Humboldt Bay
On this site the Rev. Asa White formed the first Methodist Society on Humboldt Bay, July 4, 1850 Arcata United Methodist Church June 24, 2000Map (db m98180) HM
3 California, Humboldt County, Arcata — 783 — Jacoby Building Reported permanently removed
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
4 California, Humboldt County, Arcata — 783 — Jacoby Building
In 1857, pioneer merchant Augustus Jacoby built his two-story "Fireproof Storehouse" here of stone. Partial walls of that original structure still support this building in the N.W. corner of the 1st and 2nd floors and are . . . Map (db m182937) HM
5 California, Humboldt County, Arcata — 135-8 — Jacoby's Storehouse
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
6 California, Humboldt County, Arcata — 28 — Minor TheatreClassic Commercial Style - 1914 — Architect: Franklin Georgeson —
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
7 California, Humboldt County, Arcata — Site of Arcata Stage & Bus Depot
This site, 645 10th Street, has long been a travel hub beginning with a Stage Depot that served those traveling by horse and buggy through the introduction of the automobile. The Arcata Bus Depot building replaced the Stage Depot and . . . Map (db m208622) HM
8 California, Humboldt County, Arcata — The Gregg-Wood Party and the Union Company
Dedicated to the Gregg-Wood Party and 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
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9 California, Humboldt County, Arcata — The Phillips House
circa 1854
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m176810) HM
10 California, Humboldt County, Blue Lake — 842 — Arcata and Mad River Rail Road Company
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
11 California, Humboldt County, Bull Creek — Giant Tree
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 feetMap (db m165464) HM
12 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — 1935 Redwood Lumber Strike
Striking sawmill workers gather in a mass picket at a redwood mill due west of Fort Humboldt on June 21,1935, trying to convince local redwood mill owners to bargain with their union. Police ordered the strikers to disperse. As they were . . . Map (db m190781) HM
13 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — Arkley Center for the Performing ArtsThe State Theater
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
14 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — August Palmtag BuildingQueen Anne Architecture — 1893 —
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
15 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — Bank of Eureka (1911)
Classical Revival architecture Albert Pissis, S.F. architect; Ionic columns, bullseye windows, glazed terra cotta facing. 1960, Clarke Memorial Museum Eureka Historical LandmarkMap (db m176794) HM
16 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — Buhne BuildingItalianate Architecture - 1884 — Eureka Historic Landmark —
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
17 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — Buhne General Store
—c 1858— 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
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18 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — C.W. Long BuildingEastlake Architecture - 1877 — Eureka Historic Landmark —
. . . Map (db m61287) HM
19 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — Carson Block (1892)
Richardsonian Romanesque architecture Samuel Newsom, Oakland architect; Built for William Carson; Randall Banking; A. Crocker Brothers Department Store; First Professional Offices; Ingomar Theatre and Opera House. Eureka Historic . . . Map (db m176802) HM
20 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — Clarke Memorial Museum
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
21 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — D. C. McDonald BuildingClassical Revival Architecture - 1904 — Eureka Historic Landmark —
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
22 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — E. Janssen BuildingItalianate Architecture, 1875 — Eureka Historic Landmark —
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 SocietyMap (db m60513) HM
23 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — Eagle HouseEastlake/Queen Anne Architecture - circa 1887/1893 — Eureka Historic Landmark —
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
24 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — 477 — Eureka"I Have Found It"
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
25 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — Eureka Business CollegeRestored Commercial — Eureka Historic Landmark —
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
26 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — Eureka City HallItalian Renaissance Architecture, 1905-1960 — Eureka Historic Landmark —
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
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27 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — Eureka Free Public Library
California’s first free library was established in Eureka on May 11, 1878 and was situated in this Carnegie Building 1904-1972Map (db m71976) HM
28 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — Eureka Inn
This property The Eureka Inn has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m71977) HM
29 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — Eureka Theatre (1939)
Streamline Moderne Architecture Built for George Mann; William B. David, architect; striking neon blade sign, curved-edge canopy, and Moderne interior Eureka Historic LandmarkMap (db m176787) HM
30 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — First National Bank/Professional Building (1918)Renaissance Revival Architecture — Eureka Historic Landmark —
W.H. Crim, S.F. Architect; Bank, drug emporium downstairs; Offices leased by professionals and government agencies upstairs Map (db m108025) HM
31 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — 154 — Fort Humboldt
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
32 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — Harold G Larsen1925 - 1972 — Vista Point —
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
33 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — Hose Company Number 4
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
34 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — Humboldt Bay Jetty Dolos
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
35 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — 882 — Humboldt Harbor Historical District
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
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36 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — Indian/Gunther Island Site 67 (Tolowot)
National Historic Landmark This site possesses national significance in commerating the history of the United States of America. 1964 National Park Service United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m32570) HM
37 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — Italianate Architecturec1880
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
38 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — J. Lowenthal BuildingAmerican Eclectic — 1879 —
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
39 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — John A. Cottrell House
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior John A. Cottrell House c. 1902Map (db m176767) HM
40 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — Joseph Russ Building (1900)
Queen Anne Architecture Built for Zipporah Russ & Sons Co. Redwood Land & Investment Co. Belcher & Crane Abstract Co. Humboldt Club — Gentleman's Social Club Eureka Historic LandmarkMap (db m176808) HM
41 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — Metropole HotelClassical Revival Architecture - 1903 — Eureka Historic Landmark —
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
42 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — N.S.G.W. Hall
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
43 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — Needs/Williams BuildingNeoclassical Architecture - 1904 — Eureka Historic Landmark —
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
44 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — OberonClassical Revival Architecture, 1878 — Eureka Historic Landmark —
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 SocietyMap (db m60277) HM
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45 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — Pythian CastleClassical Architecture - 1892 — Eureka Historic Landmark —
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
46 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — Ritz BuildingArt Moderne Architecture — Eureka Historic Landmark —
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
47 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — Saint Innocent of Alaska
-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
48 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — 140-6 — Sequoia Hose Company No. 6Organized June 30, 1904
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
49 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — 2008-9 — Sequoia Park Zoo
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 m219657) HM
50 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — Simpson-Vance House
904 G Street, Eureka has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 1892Map (db m176777) HM
51 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — St. Bernard Catholic Church
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
52 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — The Carson House
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 lumber baron . . . Map (db m1498) HM
53 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — The Cottage
built in 1888 by William S. Clark has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the Unites States Department of the InteriorMap (db m176735) HM
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54 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — The Cousins BuildingMission Revival/Classical Revival Style Architecture - 1874 — Eureka Historic Landmark —
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
55 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — The former FairwindItalianate Architecture - circa 1870 — Eureka Historic Landmark —
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
56 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — The Josiah Gregg Expedition
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
57 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — The Samuel W. McFarland Blockcirca 1885-1903
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
58 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — The Thomas F. Ricks House
built 1885 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m176786) HM
59 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — The Vance Hotel
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
60 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — The Wooden Sculpture Garden of Romano Gabriel
Romano Gabriel spent nearly three decades making the hundreds of brilliant objects filling the front yard of his Eureka home. Gabriel fashioned his brightly painted trees and flowers out of vegetable crates, adding droll faces and figures. Some of . . . Map (db m176791) HM
61 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — U.S. Post Office 1882-1885 / 1890-1894
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
62 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — Vance HotelEureka Historic Landmark
-1874/1902- Vance Hotel 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
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63 California, Humboldt County, Eureka — Weaver BuildingStick-Eastlake Architecture - 1892 — Eureka Historic Landmark —
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
64 California, Humboldt County, Fernbridge — Fernbridge
Dedicated on November 16, 1911 and affectionately known as the "Queen of Bridges", it was the longest reinforced concrete 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
65 California, Humboldt County, Ferndale — 2009-8 — "Poppa Joe's"
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
66 California, Humboldt County, Ferndale — 137-07 — "The Danish Hall"
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
67 California, Humboldt County, Ferndale — GPY 136-09 — "The Victorian Inn"
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
68 California, Humboldt County, Ferndale — Along the Banks of Salt River
In 1876 John Gardner Kenyon surveyed and laid out this once flourishing southern Humboldt port. The original townsite encompassed 60 acres, subdivided by streets 60 to 80 feet wide. Shipping and other commercial ventures increased steadily from 1878 . . . Map (db m176156) HM
69 California, Humboldt County, Ferndale — 14 — Blackburn Law Office
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
70 California, Humboldt County, Ferndale — Cape Mendocino Lighthouse LensesHumboldt County Fair
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 placed in operation at Cape Mendocino in 1868. The entire mechanical gear and prisms . . . Map (db m189002) HM
71 California, Humboldt County, Ferndale — Danish Hall
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
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72 California, Humboldt County, Ferndale — 883 — Ferndale
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 creameries, and the . . . Map (db m1557) HM
73 California, Humboldt County, Ferndale — Ferndale Cemetery
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
74 California, Humboldt County, Ferndale — 1 — Ferndale Masonic Hall
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
75 California, Humboldt County, Ferndale — Ferndale Meat Market
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
76 California, Humboldt County, Ferndale — Ferndale Museum
Ferndale museum was constructed by dedicated workers and generous contributors to preserve the cultural heritage of the area. It was opened September 30, 1979.Map (db m182914) HM
77 California, Humboldt County, Ferndale — Ferndale Palace Saloon
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 PGPMap (db m65266) HM
78 California, Humboldt County, Ferndale — Hotel Ivanhoe
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
79 California, Humboldt County, Ferndale — Joseph C. Oeschger Field
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
80 California, Humboldt County, Ferndale — Old Firemen's Pavilion
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
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81 California, Humboldt County, Ferndale — Our Centennial1852 August 25, 1952
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
82 California, Humboldt County, Ferndale — The First California Central Creamery
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
83 California, Humboldt County, Ferndale — 136-3 — The Gazebo
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
84 California, Humboldt County, Ferndale — The Shaw House
Pioneer Seth Louis Shaw began construction of his home, Fern Dale, in 1854. The town was named after his first permanent home. The home, in its original condition, is a fine example of Gothic architecture. The house is a landmark and a source . . . Map (db m220451) HM
85 California, Humboldt County, Fields Landing — Fields Landing Hotel
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
86 California, Humboldt County, Fortuna — Bank of Loleta
This property Bank of Loleta has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m176732) HM
87 California, Humboldt County, Fortuna — 145-9 — Fortuna Rodeo Grounds Grandstand
The first Fortuna Rodeo was held on August 27 & 28, 1921 in the newly created Rohner Park, and was sponsored by the Humboldt County Stockman’s Association. At this time the rodeo was a pro-am event and saw such talent as Jesse Stahl, Clay Carr, . . . Map (db m219693) HM
88 California, Humboldt County, Fortuna — The Eel River Starts on Your StreetEel River: Linking Human and Coastal Environments
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.” (The . . . Map (db m71985) HM
89 California, Humboldt County, Garberville — Drag Saw
The drag saw was the predecessor of today's modern chain saw. It was used at the turn of the century to "buck" fallen trees into lengths the mills could handle. Some of these saws, however, were used to fell the trees. The power for this saw is an . . . Map (db m190795) HM
90 California, Humboldt County, Garberville — Famous One-Log House
Crafted in 1946 from a 2100 year old redwood, this section of the tree weighed 42 tons and took 8 months of labor to hollow out a room 7' high and 32' long. With wheels attached, it toured the United States in its early years, then settled in . . . Map (db m190820) HM
91 California, Humboldt County, Garberville — Paving the WayBrother, can you spare a ride?
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
92 California, Humboldt County, Garberville — Richardson Grove Historic Lodge
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
93 California, Humboldt County, Korbel — 164 — Indian Arrow Tree
Site of treaty between coast and mountain Indian tribesMap (db m113365) HM
94 California, Humboldt County, Loleta — Early Agricultural Use of the Bottomlands
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
95 California, Humboldt County, Loleta — Historic Hunting on the, Refuge and Humboldt Bay
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
96 California, Humboldt County, Loleta — History of the McBride Ranch
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
97 California, Humboldt County, Myers Flat — Colonel Raynal C. Bolling
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
98 California, Humboldt County, Myers Flat — Redwood Time-ring
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
99 California, Humboldt County, Myers Flat — The Shrine Tree
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)
100 California, Humboldt County, Orick — Big DiamondA Circus Elephant — Not a Humboldt Mastodon —
"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

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May. 31, 2023