The rugged coastline and wild rivers of Del Norte County were once home to the Yurok and Tolowa Indians, who built their dwellings with planks cut from virgin redwood. The Klamath River was an early supply route to the gold mines, but its treacherous waters were soon abandoned in favor of the ocean port at Crescent City. Although its lighthouse guided many heavily laden ships to safe harbor, famous shipwrecks still lie off Del Norte s rocky coast. Pack mule teams streamed east, bound for mining camps, and ranches in the ...

Crescent City and del Norte County 2006, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738530758

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Crescent City and del Norte County 2006, Arcadia Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531616854

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