FERNDALE

Historical Landmark

Description:
This pioneer agricultural community, settled in 1852, helped feed the booming population of mid-century San Francisco. Long known as 'cream city,' Ferndale made innovative and lasting contributions to the dairy industry. Local creameries, and the town's role as a transportation and shipping center in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, fostered prosperity that produced Ferndale's outstanding Victorian-Gothic residential and false-front commercial architecture.


Registration Date: 5/9/1975

Location:
City: Ferndale
County: Humboldt

Directions:
Ferndale City Hall Park, intersection of Main and Herbert Sts, Ferndale
FERNDALE



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