Humboldt County Courthouse - Eureka, California
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 40° 48.161 W 124° 09.734
10T E 401962 N 4517503
Quick Description: The 1960 Humboldt County Courthouse in Eureka, California.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 1/21/2014 7:58:24 PM
Waymark Code: WMJZEA
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 2

Long Description:
The 1960 Humboldt County Courthouse at 825 Fifth Street in Eureka, California.
Humboldt County was created in 1853 from the western part of Trinity County. The county operated out of rental buildings until 1889 when a County Courthouse building was dedicated. In 1954, an earthquake severely damaged the 1889 courthouse building which was then torn down in 1956. The current Humboldt County Courthouse was dedicated in 1960. The building was designed by architect Mitchell Van Bourg and constructed by the Dinwiddie Construction Company. The flagpole in front of the building is from the old 1889 courthouse.
Year Built: 1960

Current Use of Building: County Courthouse

Level of Courts: County

Architect: Mitchell Van Bourg

Dates this building was used to house judicial proceedings: 1960 - Present

Physical Address:
825 Fifth Street Eureka, CA 95501


Related Website: [Web Link]

Hours: Not listed

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