Annie B. Ryan Happenings

Ever wonder what it looks like under the Annie B?

Here’s a look after it was cleaned up today. Thanks to our member volunteers for a job well done.

Eureka Heritage Society Preservation Awards 2021

On July 10, 2021, The Eureka Heritage Society presented its 2021 Preservation Awards before a small gathering under tents on the grounds of the Annie B. Ryan house. Each of the seven award recipents contributed in unique ways to preserve precious structures in the greater Eureka area.

Under the tent at the Annie B. Ryan garden.
The Benbrook Family
Adaptive Reuse
The Benbrook Family, Tuxedo Den
Zooey Goosby & Chuck Petty

Adaptive Reuse
Zooey Goosby, Redwood Community Action Agency

Eureka First United Methodist Church
Community Preservation
Eureka First United Methodist Church
Ron Kuhnel & Bob Felter
2021 Preservationist
Bob Felter
Matson & Vallerga Architects Inc.

Commercial Preservation
Matson & Vallerga Architects Inc.

Ray & Randy Swedenburg
Residential Restoration
Ray & Randy Swedenburg
Melanie Kuhnel
Lifetime Achievement
Melanie Kuhnel
The Eureka Heritage Society will provide leadership, education, and advocacy to preserve and enhance Eureka’s irreplaceable historic structures and neighborhoods so as to ensure a legacy for future generations.

Society Goals:

  1. Advocate and provide public awareness for historic preservation.
  2. Identify, evaluate, and register historic properties.
  3. Provide historic preservation education
  4. Partner with preservation alliances
  5. Maintain historical Eureka Heritage Society properties.

The Buhne Fence

A fundraising project to buy and preserve a precious part of Eureka’s history!