City of Eureka Seeking Local Photos and Memories of Sequoia Park’s History

NEWS RELEASE

City of Eureka- Community Services
1011 Waterfront Dr.
Eureka, Ca. 95501

For More Information Contact
Scott “Q” Marcus
Media Coordinator, Eureka Community Services
707. 440.9271
smarcus@ci.eureka.ca.gov

For Immediate Release:

City of Eureka Seeking Local Photos and Memories of Sequoia Park’s History

The City of Eureka is excited to reach out to the community to seek photos and memories of Sequoia Park and its Playground or the Sequoia Park Zoo in an effort to support the Sequoia Park Improvement Project. Do you have fond memories and photos of the 125-year-old history of these beloved spaces that you would be willing to share?

Sequoia park lion fountain

The City recently conducted several community outreach opportunities resulting in a new conceptual design for Sequoia Park. Community feedback prioritized a design which will enhance what is loved, restore what is broken, and provide what is missing.

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UPDATE: Old Town Walking Tours Start Time Changed

This update reflects that the tours’ start time will now be at noon instead of 1PM.

Take the family on an interactive history lesson of Old Town

This hour-long walking tour will reveal Eureka’s long history as a Victorian seaport and lumber town. There will be three opportunities on Get Out & Play Day so make sure you don’t miss it!

This tour meets and ends at the Clarke Museum.

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Old Town Walking Tours Every Saturday Through August

Take the family on an interactive history lesson of Old Town

This hour-long walking tour will reveal Eureka’s long history as a Victorian seaport and lumber town. There will be three opportunities on Get Out & Play Day so make sure you don’t miss it!

This tour meets and ends at the Clarke Museum.

Details:

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Old Town Walking Tours On Get Out and Play Day

Take the family on an interactive history lesson of Old Town

Join us for free tours of historic Old Town Eureka as part of #GOPD2019.

This hour-long walking tour will reveal Eureka’s long history as a Victorian seaport and lumber town. There will be three opportunities on Get Out & Play Day so make sure you don’t miss it!

This tour meets and ends at the Clarke Museum which has free admission on this day only AND a free street fair with drinks, music, food, activities, and more! You can learn more about the street fair here.

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Old Town Walking Tours Begin in July

Take the family on an interactive history lesson of Old Town

FREE!The city of Eureka’s Outdoor Recreation Program, Explore Eureka, in partnership with the Clarke Museum, is presenting weekly “Historical Walking Tours” in Old Town Eureka beginning July 7th and running every Saturday until the last weekend of August – including on Get Out and Play Day (#gop2018)

The tours offer an interactive history lesson and are designed to be fun for the whole family. Tours take you up close and personal with the buildings and history of Old Town.

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FREE Old Town Guided Historic Walking Tours through July and August

Take the family on an interactive history lesson of Old Town

FREE!The city of Eureka’s Outdoor Recreation Program, Explore Eureka, in partnership with the Clarke Museum is launching weekly “Historical Walking Tours” in Old Town Eureka beginning Saturday, July 8.

The tours offer an interactive history lesson and are designed to be fun for the whole family. Tours take you up close and personal with the buildings and history of Old Town.

Details:

UPDATE: Old Town Guided Historic Walking Tours in August

This update announces that a tour of the Clarke Museum is now included in the tour if you show up at 1:30 instead of 1:45.

Old-Town-Historic-Walking-TourTake the family on an interactive history lesson of Old Town

FREE!The city of Eureka’s Outdoor Recreation Program, Explore Eureka, in partnership with the Clarke Museum is continuing to conduct weekly “Historical Walking Tours” in Old Town Eureka each Saturday at 2:00 through August, 2016. Please show up at 1:45 to register. If you choose, you can show up at 1:30 and also be treated to a tour of the Clarke Museum.
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FREE Old Town Guided Historic Walking Tours

Take the family on an interactive history lesson of Old Town

FREE!The city of Eureka’s Outdoor Recreation Program, Explore Eureka, in partnership with the Clarke Museum is launching weekly “Historical Walking Tours” in Old Town Eureka on July 2, 2016.

The tours offer an interactive history lesson and are designed to be fun for the whole family. Tours take you up close and personal with the buildings and history of Old Town.

Details:

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FREE: Living History Day at the Clarke Museum

FREE!Living History Day is a chance to experience a glimmer of Humboldt County history.

Come down and experience what it was like to enter a Victorian-era pharmacy by enjoying some free draft root beer at our soda fountain, poured by local historian Ray Hillman.

Root beer will be provided by Lost Coast Brewery. Talk to a soldier from Fort Humboldt, played by historical actor Bill Kohse. We will also have a variety of touchable historical objects on display, as well as hands-on activities related to local earthquake and tsunami events.

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Old Town Eureka Historic Walking Tour

Join us at the Humboldt Bay Tourism Center for a historic walking tour through Old Town Eureka.

Explore our historic buildings and hear incredible stories. There will be an accompanying pictorial guide and oyster shell crafts.

The tour begins promptly at the Humboldt Bay Tourism Center at 205 G Street on July 25, 2015 at 3:30 PM. Registration begins at 3:15 and the crafts begin after the tour at 4:30. Wear comfortable shoes.

Download the flyer here.