Welcome to Crescent City

Though Crescent City was founded as a thriving 1853 seaport and supply center for inland gold mines, the town’s history was quite literally washed away in 1964, when half the town was swallowed by a tsunami. Of course, it was rebuilt (though mostly with the utilitarian ugliness of ticky-tacky buildings), but its marina was devastated by the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami, when the city was evacuated. Crescent... Read More

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