150 Years in Del Norte County

By Triplicate Staff February 25, 2009 03:45 pm

This is a compilation of articles published in The Daily Triplicate in early 2007 celebrating 150 years of Del Norte County.

 
January

Del Norte: The county that almost wasn't     Jan. 6 2007

Tribes trace history in region back much further than 150 years     Jan. 9, 2007  

Evidence supports Tolowa's long history     Jan. 10, 2007 

Does lake's name stem from legend?     Jan. 13, 2007  

Spaniard first European explorer to set eyes on Del Norte     Jan. 16, 2007

 Manilla Galleons passed up Northcoast for other options  Jan. 22, 2007 

Explorers pass Del Norte on journey up coast    Jan. 23, 2007  

Vancouver passes county on trip     Jan 24, 2007    

Sea Captains searched region before settlers    Jan. 25, 2007  

Schooner Columbia anchors in Trinidad Bay     Jan. 30, 2007 

Mountain man Jed Smith explores region     Jan 31, 2007  

 

February

Hudson's Bay fur traders make early treks through Northcoast       Feb 1, 2007 

 Footprints: Sailor jumps ship, joins search for coastal town       Feb. 2, 2007  

 Fur trapper passed through Del Norte County while moving cattle       Feb 3, 2007  

 Explorer rediscovers ‘mythical' Trinidad Bay    Feb 6, 2007 

 Miners dock at Klamath, claim land for gold       Feb. 7, 2007   

  Laura Virginia crew finds wreck, bay, Klamath on voyage       Feb. 8, 2007   

 Footprints: Brookings settles in Del Norte       Feb. 9, 2007   

 Klamath City founded, abandoned       Feb. 10, 2007  

Crescent City founded to serve miners' needs      Feb 13, 2007 

 Indian fighter passed through Gold Bluffs, Del Norte       Feb. 15, 2007  

 Footprints: McVay held office for 40 years       Feb. 16, 2007  

 Del Norte's presidential past       Feb. 17, 2007  

  War revives interest in Gold Bluffs       Feb. 20, 2007  

 'Submarine Mining' yields nothing       Feb. 21, 2007 

  Settlers, local tribes clash, reservation formed       Feb. 22, 2007  

 Footprints: Land battle fought over Whalers Island       Feb. 23, 2007  

  Miners, tribe clash in Klamath in 1855       Feb. 24, 2007  

 

March 

Klamath reservation established after war      Mar. 1, 2007   

 Footprints: Settlers hang Indians for murder      Mar. 2, 2007  

  Fears lead to massacre       Mar. 3, 2007  

  Fort Ter-Waw lasted only 5 years       Mar. 6, 2007  

 Footprints: Early law eliminated Indian rights       Mar. 9, 2007  

 City got first doctor in 1853       Mar. 10, 2007  

 General's troops massacred resistant Tolowa      Mar. 13, 2007  

 County formally celebrates 150th anniversary       Mar. 14, 2007  

 Federal agent stops Tolowa killings       Mar. 15, 2007  

 Footprints: Californians called for extermination of Indians       Mar. 16, 2007  

 Feds decide to force Tolowa to become farmers       Mar. 20, 2007  

 Mining drew first white settlers to Northcoast      Mar. 21, 2007  

 Gasquet named for French founder      Mar. 22, 2007  

 Gasquet Toll Road costs 25 cents       Mar. 27, 2007

 Footprints: Tack family arrives in Crescent City from East       Mar. 30, 2007  

  Settlers decimated small Chilula tribe       Mar. 31, 2007