A recent donation to the Historical Society contains twenty-one newly discovered original compositions, left behind by one of Humboldt’s early music men.
Ferndale’s Shaw House: Building a Home; Building A Community
A man of singular talents on the frontier builds a singular home.
A tiny metropolis on a wind-swept beach bears witness to one of the most harrowing maritime disasters in North Coast history.
The Alexander Parker Phillips Family
Naida Olsen Gipson
Frontier life could make demands on every family member. As a child, Laura Phillips longed for a crisp, unblemished apple.
The New El Dorado: From Two Peoples, One Place
Shirley South Shoup, as told to Pat Dunham
This excerpt looks at the first years of Euro-American settlement through the eyes of the individuals who lit out for Humboldt during the boom years.