CENTERVILLE BEACH CROSS

Historical Landmark

Description:
On January 6, 1860 the steamer Northerner, northward bound from San Francisco, struck a hidden rock two miles off Cape Mendocino, and from there drifted to the Centerville Beach. Thirty-three passengers and 32 crew members were saved - the cross was erected by the Ferndale Parlor No. 93, N.D.G.W., in memory of the 17 passengers and 21 crew members who lost their lives in this disaster.


Registration Date: 3/6/1935

Location:
City: Ferndale
County: Humboldt

Directions:
5 mi W of Ferndale on Centerville Rd (P.M. 0.8)


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