Fort Humboldt State Historic Park

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Fort Humboldt State Historic Park

Location:On the south side of Eureka on Highland Avenue, just off US 101.
Facilities:Visitor center/museum, exhibits, historic structures, picnic areas, restrooms (é).
Activities:Self-guided tours, group tours by appointment.
Special Features:Fort was established in 1853 to assist in conflict resolution between Native Americans and gold-hungry settlers. The partially reconstructed outpost features a historical museum with military and native displays depicting then-common events of the region. The park also has a logging museum and exhibit and two operational steam engines.
Address:c/o North Coast Redwoods District Office
PO Box 2006
Eureka, CA 95502

Size: 18 acres.

See other parks in California.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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Fort Humboldt State Historic Park Eureka, (707) 445-6567.

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