"The Danish Hall"

"The Danish Hall" (HM1D5F)

Location: Ferndale, CA 95536 Humboldt County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 34.522', W 124° 15.869'

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Originally constructed as a warehouse in July of 1902; known as the A. Berding Warehouse and housed many businesses. In 1919 Hampton C. Blum acquired the warehouse. In January 1929, The Danish Hall Committee started considerations for pu(r)chase. The purchase price was set at $2,250.00 not including furnishings or remodel costs. On August 6, 1929, the Fjeldronning Lodge #131 Danish Sisterhood Society Dannebrog Lodge #10 Ydun acquired the property. The Danish Hall was officially dedicated on October 10, 1929. The hall has been used since its dedication for meeting, dances and social gatherings by the lodge and its members. The remodel work that was done to convert the warehouse to a lodge added significantly to the building's strength. The lodge survived the 3 large earthquakes in 1992.

On October 10, 1929, the Ferndale Enterprise stated that the owners of the hall were complimented "upon their splendid building which is indeed a credit to the community."
HM NumberHM1D5F
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
Marker Number137-07
Year Placed2014
Placed ByGrand Parlor, Native Sons of the Golden West
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 12:57pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 392974 N 4492388
Decimal Degrees40.57536667, -124.26448333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 34.522', W 124° 15.869'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 34' 31.32" N, 124° 15' 52.14" W
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Area Code(s)707
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 450 Ocean Ave, Ferndale CA 95536, US
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