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Historical Markers in Eureka, 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; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Humboldt County, CA (132) Del Norte County, CA (20) Mendocino County, CA (44) Siskiyou County, CA (167) Trinity County, CA (59)  HumboldtCounty(132) Humboldt County (132)  DelNorteCounty(20) Del Norte County (20)  MendocinoCounty(44) Mendocino County (44)  SiskiyouCounty(167) Siskiyou County (167)  TrinityCounty(59) Trinity County (59)
Eureka is the county seat for Humboldt County
Eureka is in Humboldt County
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1California (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
2California (Humboldt County), Eureka — Arkley Center for the Performing Arts — The 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
3California (Humboldt County), Eureka — August Palmtag Building — Queen 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
4California (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
5California (Humboldt County), Eureka — Buhne Building — Italianate 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
6California (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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7California (Humboldt County), Eureka — C.W. Long Building — Eastlake Architecture - 1877 — Eureka Historic Landmark —
. . . Map (db m61287) HM
8California (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
9California (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
10California (Humboldt County), Eureka — D. C. McDonald Building — Classical 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
11California (Humboldt County), Eureka — E. Janssen Building — Italianate 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
12California (Humboldt County), Eureka — Eagle House — Eastlake/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
13California (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
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14California (Humboldt County), Eureka — Eureka Business College — Restored 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
15California (Humboldt County), Eureka — Eureka City Hall — Italian 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
16California (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
17California (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
18California (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
19California (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
20California (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
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21California (Humboldt County), Eureka — Harold G Larsen — 1925 - 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
22California (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
23California (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
24California (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
25California (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
26California (Humboldt County), Eureka — Italianate Architecture — c1880
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
27California (Humboldt County), Eureka — J. Lowenthal Building — American 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
28California (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
29California (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
30California (Humboldt County), Eureka — Metropole Hotel — Classical 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
31California (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
32California (Humboldt County), Eureka — Needs/Williams Building — Neoclassical 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
33California (Humboldt County), Eureka — Oberon — Classical 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
34California (Humboldt County), Eureka — Pythian Castle — Classical 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
35California (Humboldt County), Eureka — Ritz Building — Art 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
36California (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
37California (Humboldt County), Eureka — 140-6 — Sequoia Hose Company No. 6 — Organized 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
38California (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 m78790) HM
39California (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
40California (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
41California (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
42California (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
43California (Humboldt County), Eureka — The Cousins Building — Mission 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
44California (Humboldt County), Eureka — The former Fairwind — Italianate 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
45California (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
46California (Humboldt County), Eureka — The Samuel W. McFarland Block — circa 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
47California (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
48California (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
49California (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
50California (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
51California (Humboldt County), Eureka — Vance Hotel — Eureka 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
52California (Humboldt County), Eureka — Weaver Building — Stick-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
 
 
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Nov. 29, 2022