Ferndale (HMCA)

Location: Ferndale, CA 95536 Humboldt County
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N 40° 34.851', W 124° 15.593'

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This pioneer agricultural community, settled in 1852, helped feed the booming population of mid-century San Francisco. Long known as "Cream City," Ferndale made innovative and lasting contributions to the dairy industry. Local creameries, and the town's role as a transportation and shipping center in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, fostered prosperity which produced Ferndale's outstanding Victorian-Gothic residential and false-front commercial architecture.

California Registered Historical Landmark No. 883

Plaque placed by the State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Ferndale Chamber of Commerce Historical Committee and community effort. September 12, 1976.
Marker Number883
Year Placed1976
Placed ByState Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Ferndale Chamber of Commerce Historical Committee
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Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 2:14am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 393372 N 4492991
Decimal Degrees40.58085000, -124.25988333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 34.851', W 124° 15.593'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 34' 51.06" N, 124° 15' 35.58" W
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Area Code(s)707
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 801-843 Herbert St, Ferndale CA 95536, US
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