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FIRE DOES DAMAGE
EUREKA, Cal., Sept. 6. -- Damage estimated at - $60,000 was done and a fireman was severely hurt in two separate fires here today, one destroying three business buildings and the other destroying the clock tower on the county courthouse.
Nevada State Journal, Reno, NV 7 Sept 1924
On September 7, 1924, [sic] a painter's blowtorch set the courthouse tower afire. The blaze was extinguished and the tower saved. ... The tower survived ...but was later dismantled for safety reasons in 1950.... the courthouse was ... demolished in 1956.
Courthouses of California: An Illustrated History By Ray McDevitt, California Historical Society
Indian Reservations or Rancherias
The Big Lagoon Indian Rancheria is located in this county.
Church History and Records
LDS Ward and Branch Records
Land and Property
Military History and Records
Societies, Libraries and Museums
- Humboldt County CAGenWeb
- USGenWeb Archives
- USGenWeb Archives backup site
- FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).