Projects & Events
Historical Fort Humboldt State Park - Eureka, Humboldt County.
Established on January 30, 1853, by Captain Robert C. Buchanan, 4th Infantry, this post was situated on a 35 foot high bluff overlooking Humboldt Bay at what was then Bucksport, presently a part of the city of Eureka. Intended to provide protection for the area's inhabitants from Indian hostiles, it served also as a supply depot for other posts in northern California. Ulysses S. Grant served here in 1854 as a 4th Infantry captain. (*tentative date)
The History Speaker Series: July/August 2020
with Daniel L. Smith, Author & Historical Researcher.
Presentation based upon his new book:
1845-1870: An Untold Story of Northern California
A historical mid-19th century exploration with evidence based on: personal journals, diary’s, news articles and essays--portrayed through the American settler's first-hand experiences, including some mind-blowing details never talked about publicly. This talk will highlight the first difficult pioneering experiences of Northern California, and the responses elicited by the settlers, the natives, and the government.
The Clarke Historical Museum
240 E Street, Eureka, CA 95501.
707 443 1947