Clarke Historical Museum

North Coast & Redwoods

The best community historical museum on this stretch of the coast houses a set of typically musty relics – needlework hankies and paintings of the area’s history-making notables (in this case Ulysses Grant, who was once dismissed from his post at Fort Humboldt for drunkenness). Seek out the Nealis Hall annex for a fine collection of Native American crafts, including intricately woven baskets from local tribes.

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