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Buy a Brick!
Support the Eureka Heritage Society in its efforts to ensure a legacy of Humboldt County's history will be forever accesible to the public.
Your contribution will help to restore and preserve both the Annie B. Ryan house on F Street and the gardens where the
Pierce Ryan home stood.

The          Carson Mansion - Eureka, California

The Carson Mansion
Click on the above image for a larger color photo and more information on Eureka's best known building.

The Story of the Annie B Ryan House.
(A Brief History)

Click on the link to open a PDF filled with historical data abut the new home of the Eureka Heritage Society.



Public Meetings and other issues related to
Historic Preservation.

All Eureka City Council agendas, plus those of the Boards, Commissions and Committees are now on the City of Eureka Web Site:



Year of the Window,
The Heritage Society’s Year of the Window was, and continues to be, an educational campaign to encourage owners of historical structures to repair and maintain their original windows.
More information can be found at the website Preservation Nation,
the online magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and at the Preservation Trades Network.

The latest window restoration information is constantly changing, so try searching these sites with the keywords "preserve windows".

Additional local and national links are here.

National Trust for Historic Preservation
National source for preservation information.

The Buhne Fence.
A fundraising project to buy and preserve a precious part of Eureka's history!

Welcome to the Eureka Heritage Society's
Home Page

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:


The Buhne Fence.
A fundraising project to buy and preserve a precious part of Eureka's history!



Access Humboldt
Presentation on the
Clark District


Home Tour 2017 info!

Current Events are HERE:

Current Edition of The Heritage Herald,
Newsletter of the Society

Winter 2018
Here in PDF Format

Our Periodicals include Architectural Legacy edited by Kathy Dillon
and the Society's own Heritage Herald edited byJanet Warren
All past copies may be found on the Publications Page of this website
and links to the most recent editions are found below:

Architectural Legacy
"The 1920's"
Issue 13 - Spring 2013
A publication of the Eureka Heritage Society
Here in wide (2 page) PDF Format:

(Sadly, this issue of Architectural Legacy is the last issue of that wonderful publication.
All of the work (research, writing, editorial) on that project was done by Kathy Dillon
and it is a very much missed resource. )


green book The Green Book
In 1987, The Society published the outstanding document,

"Eureka, An Architectural View".

Also known as The Green Book, it contains photographs of 1200 homes and is considered one of the finest collection of details on historic homes ever published. A limited number of these books still exist and can be purchased directly from The Eureka Heritage Society. - For a more detailed description of the Green Book and ordering information, please click here.

The Eureka Heritage Society is interested in updating and making corrections to the Survey Files. Forms A and B are available on the EHS web site and in the Humboldt Room of the County Library. The forms need to be returned to:
the Eureka Heritage Society at: PO Box 1354 Eureka, California 95502