150 Years in Del Norte County

Written by Steve Chittock February 25, 2009 02:45 pm

This is a work in progress. We are compiling the articles published in The Daily Triplicate in 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