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Old Town Eureka, Eureka

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Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Old Town Eureka (formally the Eureka Old Town Historic District) in Eureka, California, is listed on the United States National Register of Historic Places. This Historic district is a 350-acre (1.4 km2) area containing 154 buildings mostly from the Victorian era. The core of the district runs the length of First, Second, and Third Streets, between "C" and "M" Streets and includes many types of architecture from the 1850s to the present. Though not officially within the district, the Carson Mansion, the undisputed Victorian jewel of the city and region, commands the highest elevation at the eastern edge of the district.

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  • We went anyway! In spite of all the negative reviews about this town. We had a reservation at the Inn at 2nd and C, the Historic Eagle House. WE LOVED OUR STAY! What city doesn't have homeless...  more »
  • If you are traveling thru or near Eureka you should leave US 101 in the Old Town Area adjacent to the harbor and either park and walk about a half dozen blocks or at least drive around. Tons of old.....  more »

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