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Vance Hotel, from 1881 to Now

When I was young the Vance Hotel was run down and full of squatters. The renovation represents a great success story for Old Town.

Soon the… 1,108 more words

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Eureka's Washington Schools- 1, 2 & 3

Thanks the the Humboldt County Office of Education for the photos.

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1850s Eureka

Excerpt:

HISTORY OF HUMBOLDT COUNTY CALIFORNIA,  by Leigh H. Irvine

HISTORIC RECORD COMPANY, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: 1915

Early in 1856 the county seat was moved to Eureka from Arcata and business revived very much the spring thereafter. 289 more words

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Eureka, 2nd & F Streets 1901 and Today

This is looking up F Street “standing” about 1/2 way between 1st and 2nd Streets. 9 more words

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Original Winship School House

It goes without saying that losing these old school houses was a tragedy.

According to Fred Nelson (posted on Facebook):

Winship School replaced the old Grant School and was opened in 1890 with 500 elementary grade children. 67 more words

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Arcata Boardwalk and Other Things, c. 1930

Please click on the photo to enjoy the details

Source: HSU Special Collection: Palmquist/Yale

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