Humboldt County Historical Society

Library Lecture Series

Monthly Programs Sponsored by the Humboldt County Historical Society

HCHS Events: Library Lecture Series

Library Lecture Programs sponsored and organized by the Humboldt County Historical Society are hosted at Humboldt County Library's main branch in Eureka on the first Saturday of every month (July, August, and February excluded). The programs are always FREE but capacity is limited - come early to reserve a seat!



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The Mattole Valley: A History in Pictures with Laura Cooskey

Mattole Valley historian Laura Cooskey presents a history in pictures of the Mattole Valley. Her array of historical photos shows the promise and the dissapointments of Mattolia to settlers, visitors, and entrepreneurs. Observe images depicting the region's extremes, from a temperate climate to natural disasters, from spiritual seekers of peace to empowered seekers of wealth and prestige. Images of the region's many economies will be seen, from the oil and tanbark boom to the cannabis industry, and much more!