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Fort Humboldt State Historic Park (SHP)

3431 Fort Avenue, Eureka, California, United States


Fort Humboldt is situated on a bluff overlooking Humboldt Bay. This remote military post was established in 1853 to assist in conflict resolution between Native Americans and gold-seekers and settlers who had begun flooding into the area after the discovery of gold in the northern mines. The park also includes a Logging Museum and open air displays of historic 19th-mid 20th century logging equipment including the Dolbeer Steam Donkey, “Lucy,” the Bear Harbor Lumber Company’s Gypsy Locomotive #1, and the Elk River Mill and Lumber Company’s #1 “Falk” locomotive.

  • Address: 3431 Fort Avenue
  • City: Eureka
  • State/county: California
  • Country: United States


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