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Ferndale, California - "The Victorian Village"

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Ferndale Cemetery
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Travel back in time...

The Great 1906 Earthquake damaged Ferndale, too.

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Humboldt County History

1902 Bird's Eye View of Eureka

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Air photo of Eureka, July 26, 1990 - from TerraServer.

Humboldt County Geology

There's too much geology in Humboldt for this tiny space!

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includes a layer by layer description of the local rocks, history of the area, earthquakes, faults, fossil localities, references and links. Constantly updated.

Eyewitness accounts of the 1906 quake and damages from The Ferndale Enterprise.
Field trip to the Salt River, March 2004.

Marco at Scotia Bluffs
Marco Mendez
Scotia Bluffs
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Ecology and Environment in Humboldt County

Gardening and Environment

Humboldt County Farmer's Markets

  • Arcata Plaza, April-November, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 441-9999.
  • Wildberries, June-October, 13th St. between G & H streets, Tuesdays, 3-6 p.m., 441-9999.
  • Old Town Gazebo, June-October, Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 441-9999.
  • Henderson Center, June-October, Thursdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 441-9999.
  • 10th & Main, May-October, Tuesdays, 3:30-6 p.m., 786-4835.

Northcoast Parks and Outdoor Recreation Areas

Sequoia sempervirens is the state tree of California.
© 2004 by Ellin Beltz

  • Redwoods National Park.
  • California's State website provides links to
    • Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park is a 14,000 acre sanctuary of old growth coast redwood
    • Humboldt Redwoods State Park is the largest redwood state park at more than 51,000 acres.
    • Sinkyone Wilderness State Park is 7,367 acres on the Lost Coast.
    • Unfortunately, the state keeps changing the link addresses for the parks up here, so search the following park names for information: Humboldt Lagoons State Park, Patrick's Point State Park, Trinidad State Beach, Little River State Beach, Azalea State Reserve, Grizzly Creek Redwoods State Park, Richardson Grove State Park, Benbow Lake State Recreation Area, Fort Humboldt State Historic Park, and the John B. Dewitt State Reserve

Arts in Humboldt County

Live Theatre
Simplicity in all things
at Morris Graves estate.
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