Humboldt Harbor Historical District

Humboldt Harbor Historical District (HMC8)

Location: Eureka, CA 95503 Humboldt County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 44.69', W 124° 11.952'

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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 City, Union (Arcata), Bucksport, and Eureka. In subsequent years the bay became a major north coast lumber port and shipbuilding center.

California registered Historical Landmark No. 882

Plaque placed by the State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Humboldt County Historical Society.
April 10, 1976
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HM NumberHMC8
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Marker Number882
Year Placed1976
Placed ByState Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Humboldt County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 11:32am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 398756 N 4511123
Decimal Degrees40.74483333, -124.19920000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 44.69', W 124° 11.952'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 44' 41.40" N, 124° 11' 57.12" W
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Area Code(s)707
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301-333 US-101, Eureka CA 95503, US
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