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Fort Bragg, California Historical Markers

 
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By Syd Whittle, May 18, 2007
Smaller Marker to the Left of Marker - Above the Saw Blade
California (Mendocino County), Fort Bragg — Charles Russell JohnsonFounder of Fort Bragg, CA
. . . — Map (db m11085) HM
California (Mendocino County), Fort Bragg — Dynamite Shack
The dynamite stored in this little bunker was used to blast the area's first railway tunnel starting in 1892. The tunnel, built by Union Lumber Company, runs through the ridge dividing the Pudding Creek and Noyo River Watersheds. Powder . . . — Map (db m96561) HM
California (Mendocino County), Fort Bragg — 615 — Fort Bragg
Established in this vicinity June 11, 1857 by 1st Lieutenant Horatio Gate Gibson, 3rd Artillery, later Brigadier General, US Army. Named by Gibson in honor of his former company commander, Braxton Bragg, later General, C.S.A. Abandoned in October . . . — Map (db m10585) HM
California (Mendocino County), Fort Bragg — Fort Building
The last remaining structure and once the original quartermaster’s storehouse and commissary of Fort Bragg Military Post 1857-1864, then located near Laurel and Redwood Avenues. — Map (db m10586) HM
California (Mendocino County), Fort Bragg — Our Past Through Our Trash
The strange and beautiful objects found along this beach started out as trash. Until 1959, this site was Fort Bragg's garbage dump. Years of smoldering fires and salt-water spray melted and twisted old cars, household trash, electric materials, and . . . — Map (db m96556) HM
California (Mendocino County), Fort Bragg — Surrounded By Trees
Long ago, young Lucy Cooper became annoyed by the wind that blew her clothing around. She brought sacred acorn meal from her house and offered it to the wind. The wind stopped. Lucy Cooper's Pomo village, called Kah-la-deh-mun, . . . — Map (db m96564) HM
California (Mendocino County), Fort Bragg — The Parrish Family Cemetery
In 1893 David Franklin Parrish, his wife, Sarah Linebough Parrish, six daughters and four sons, “set out for Fort Bragg...to raise potatoes and peas on the bluffs by the ocean.” David had worked with Luther Burbank in Santa Rosa during . . . — Map (db m64773) HM
California (Mendocino County), Fort Bragg — The Weller House
Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior [Statement of Significance: 1886; Frame; clapboarding; 2 1/2 stories; modified rectangle; hipped roof with hipped dormers; . . . — Map (db m12025) HM
California (Mendocino County), Fort Bragg — Whirring Saws Silenced: A Pictorial History of the Mill Site
You would have heard the buzz of saw blades, the roar of trains and trucks moving logs in and lumber out, the blast of steam from the smoke stack, and the set-your-watch-by-it blow of the lunch whistle. But that's all gone now. The old mill that . . . — Map (db m96562) HM

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