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Del Norte County California Historical Markers

 
Battery Point Lighthouse Shed image, Touch for more information
By Cosmos Mariner, July 17, 2014
Battery Point Lighthouse Shed
California (Del Norte County), Crescent City — 951 — Battery Point Lighthouse
The Battery Point Lighthouse is one of the first lighthouses on the California Coast. Rugged mountains and unbridged rivers meant coastal travel was essential for the economic survival of this region. In 1855 Congress appropriated $15,000 for . . . — Map (db m101692) HM
California (Del Norte County), Crescent City — Crescent City Tsunami, 1964Redwood National and State Parks
During the evening of March 27, 1964 a massive earthquake shook Alaska’s Kenal Peninsula heavily damaging Anchorage, located more than 60 miles away, and sending a tsunami racing across the Pacific Ocean. About four hours later, on March 28, the . . . — Map (db m87813) HM
California (Del Norte County), Crescent City — Dedication to Henry Sause, Jr.
1.76 Acres of this parkland have been donated by the family of Henry Sause, Jr. Who, with his brothers, Curt and Paul, pioneered the transportation of forest products by tug and barge. From 1949 to 1962, Sause Bros. Ocean Towing Company moved in . . . — Map (db m92063) HM
California (Del Norte County), Crescent City — Remembering Billy Boone
The monument you are looking at is dedicated to Billy Boone. But who was Billy Boone? Former newspaper publisher Wally Griffin, remembers him as a "promoter" of Del Norte County, but most people who remember him recall that he was instrumental in . . . — Map (db m92062) HM
California (Del Norte County), Crescent City — Simpson-Reed Discovery Trail
Discovery the unique features of an old-growth redwood forest. Welcome to the Simpson-Reed Discovery Trail! You are in the midst of an ancient redwood forest. Here, you will see trees of many ages that create a multi-layered forest ceiling or . . . — Map (db m87814)
California (Del Norte County), Crescent City — Simpson-Reed Grove
Simpson-Reed Grove for the perpetual enjoyment of all--This grove was presented to the State of California by the Simpson Timber Company in memory of Mark E. Reed, its president from 1914 to 1955. — Map (db m87815) HM
California (Del Norte County), Crescent City — The Metcalf Grove
This grove is given to the State of California for the preservation of these ancient trees by Mr. and Mrs. Jesse H. Metcalf of Rhode Island. — Map (db m1510) HM
California (Del Norte County), Crescent City  — 541 — Brother Jonathan Cemetery
This memorial is dedicated to those who lost their lives in the wreck of the Pacific Mail Steamer, Brother Jonathan, at point St. George's Reef, July 30, 1865. — Map (db m76459) HM
California (Del Norte County), Klamath — Captain Courageous1963 - 1983
The heroic voyage of this crossbreed steer; floating downriver from Klamath Glen and up the coast into Crescent City Harbor, was an inspiration to the flood victims of Klamath. He embodied their courage, stamina, and indomitable spirit. A living . . . — Map (db m91941) HM

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