#215:  Camp Curtis

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Take Sunset Ave offramp Hwy 101, go N 0.9 mi on L. K. Wood Blvd frontage Rd, Arcata





State Plaque



From the Guidebook:

Camp Curtis was the headquarters of the Mountain Battalion from 1862 to 1865. There were many military posts established throughout this area for the protection of the white settlers. (Army spells Curtis with one s.)

From the plaque:

In Memory of Co. E & I 2nd. California Volunteer Infantry 1862 - 1863, Co. B 1st. Battalion Mountaineers California Volunteers 1863 - 1864, Co. A. 1st Battalion Native California Volunteer Calvary 1864, and Marie Brizard Todd A pioneer of 1847

Erected by the Pioneer Society of Humboldt County

2009 David Schmitt