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National Trust for Historic Preservation
National source for preservation information.

Blog maintained by the Historic Preservation and Restoration Technology Club at College of the Redwoods.

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2011 has been designated "The Year of the Window" .
Don't replace your historic wooden windows before learning the facts.


The Eureka Heritage Society's
Current Events:

Thresholds to the Past.
Sunday October 6, 12 to 5PM

The Eureka Heritage Society presents the Annual Home Tour for 2013.
Live music - Prizes - Refreshments - Vintage Cars - and eight historical buildings from 1906 to 1964.

Get a preview of the tour sites here:

Presale tickets a bargain!

$22 general admission (or $25 on day of tour)
$20 EHS members (or $23 on day of tour)
$10 students and children 6 and older (or $12 on day of tour)


EUREKA: Annex 39 next to Eureka Theatre, Shady Lady, 405 Henderson St., The Works, 210 C St.

ARCATA: Plaza, 808 G St, and The Rookery, 853 H St.

FERNDALE: Rings Pharmacy

FORTUNA: Greens Pharmacy

McKINLEYVILLE: Stork's Nest, McKinleyville Shopping Center.

Or call 443-4061

Purchase full-price tickets on tour day at the Redwood Art Association,
610 F St., Eureka.



Remember to be planning ahead for our Fabulous, and always very well-attended, Holiday Event, December 21st!

Photos of the Scotia Summer Event just posted!


The Summer Event, August 17th!
Scotia : What's Next?

Every year The Eureka Heritage Society goes on a little summer get-away and this year we went down to Scotia for some sun, some lunch and a tour of the historic town.

A presentation by Frank Bacik, president of the town of Scotia, at the Winema Theatre was followed by a tour of the town and a catered picnic lunch.

Photos of the Scotia Summer Event just posted!



Recent Events:


The 2013 Preservation Awards.
Sunday, May 19th, 2013 - 1:00PM
at the Eureka Woman's Club.

EUREKA – In celebration of its 40th anniversary, the Eureka Heritage Society presented five preservation awards at the Eureka Woman’s Club, 1531 J St.
The award-winners are individuals and groups within the community whose work has played a significant part in helping to preserve the city’s renowned historical architecture, according to EHS President Chuck Petty.
The categories and winners are:
Preservationist of the Year: Bill Hole, who leads the award-winning Historic Preservation and Restoration Technology Program at College of the Redwoods.
Residential Award: Seth and Jaime Lancaster, who are restoring an 1890 Italianate/Eastlake duplex at 1432 L St.
Adaptive Reuse Award: Dan Ricke, the owner of Picky Picky Picky who rehabbed a 1920s auto dealership building behind his business to create a second store, Picky Picky Picky Surplus.
Commercial Award: Kurt and Kim Kramer, who repaired the quake damage and rehabbed the 1908 Healy Brothers Building at 327 Second St.
Community Award: The congregation of Christ Episcopal Churchat H and 14th streets, for their ongoing preservation of the 1938 church building and rectory.
Following the awards ceremony a reception for the winners was held.


Click on the above image for a full size invitaion.


2 Galleries of Photos taken at the 2013 Annual Meeting at the Oberon Grill:

Photos by Peter Santino
Photos by Ron Kuhnel

516 Second Street in Eureka
Saturday, February 2, 2013.

The Program:

The Humboldt Room Photograph Collection

By Joan Berman
Special Collections Librarian, Humboldt State University

*The Annual Meeting is a great time to renew your membership!




Pictures from the 2012 Home Tour:

"At Home with History"


The Annual Home Tour -Sunday, October 7, 2012

(link to large pdf image of this year's poster)

See Below for Photos of the 2012 Home Tour:

RON KUHNEL, our our masterful Society Photographer, has submitted a large collection of images of the 2012 Home Tour.
Clicking on the address of any of the featured Tour Sites (below)
will lead to a gallery of photos of that home or building.
This year's Tour sites include:
1449 B Street,
1003 B Street,
1409 C Street,
1534 D Street,
1525 J Street,
along with The Westside Community Improvement Association's Project:
Jefferson School Revitalization,
and the Bed & Breakfast,
Ship's Inn -821 D Street.

There are also photos here of the Bonus Attraction, The Annie B. Ryan HPRT Project House, 1000 F Street and the fabulous After Party at the Eureka Theatre!

Live Music at each site is a major part of what makes the tour so pleasant and so memorable.
Have a look at the line-up and schedule here:
Printable PDF of Musicians.

click here for a look at last year's tour.


and the English Garden Tea
(including special English Garden weather).
The Eureka Heritage Society hosts a
" Members Only" Summer Event.

The Annual Summer Event for 2012 was a well attended success which included a tour of the 1906 Queen Anne "Hollander House'" and its 1912 Craftsman neighbor the "Clague House". All enjoyed a lovely tea with sandwiches and scones served in the garden with occasion appropriate mist and drizzle. We thank Mary Glavich for her efforts above and beyond in putting together this event.

A Gallery of Event Photos:



Click here for additional infomation


On Saturday, May 19th, there will be a Cornerstone Dedication for the new plaque to be located at 3rd and G street, honoring the Old Eureka City Hall.
The ceremony will begin with the Mason's Parade at 10:45AM and continue with Cornerstone re-dedication speeches at the site, 11:00AM
Call 445 8775 for additional information.

During the month of May, Preservation Month, there will be a display in the Humboldt County Library.

The Annual Meeting
Saturday, January 21st, 2012.
10AM -12 Noon

The Eureka Heritage Society 2012 EHS Annual Meeting. Held this year at the SpeakEasy Bar, 411 Opera Alley (off F Street between 2nd and 3rd Streets) in Old Town, Eureka.

Click here for photos of the event!

Please call (707) 445 8775for additional information.


The Year of the Window