Fields Landing Hotel

Fields Landing Hotel (HM21HF)

Location: Fields Landing, CA 95537 Humboldt County
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N 40° 43.496', W 124° 12.937'

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Built in the late 1870's or early 1880's, the Fields Landing Hotel originally was used house rail train passengers bound for Eureka. They then continued on by boat to Eureka. In 1913 the railroad was extended to Eureka. The Fields Landing Hotel was then used to board employees for the various timber, whaling and fishing industries.

In 1936, horses, ropes and blocks were used to move the hotel 13 feet west, to make way for Highway 101 in front.

The hotel during the mid 1900's played a major role in sustaining the life style of Fields Landing. During these years the Fields Landing Hotel had very colorful times. It was even rumored that whiskey was made in the attic during Prohibition. The Fields Landing Hotel had various owners over the years and in 1980 the name was changed to The Whalers Inn.

Dedicated February 12, 2005
by the
Native Sons of the Golden West
Barney Noël, Grand President
HM NumberHM21HF
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
Year Placed2005
Placed ByNative Sons of the Golden West
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 6th, 2017 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 397339 N 4508933
Decimal Degrees40.72493333, -124.21561667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 43.496', W 124° 12.937'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 43' 29.76" N, 124° 12' 56.22" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6690 Fields Landing Dr, Fields Landing CA 95537, US
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