Fort Humboldt State Historic Park

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Fort Humboldt State Historic Park has been considered haunted for decades. Among the eerie things experienced here are the sound of heavy objects being dragged across the floor in the night and the apparition of a post commander who died of malaria in 1859, seen looking out the window at the old hospital building.

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3431 Fort Ave
Eureka, CA 95503
United States

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40.7770062489555, -124.18850392883604
Humboldt County, California
Nearest Towns:
Bayview, CA (0.4 mi.)
Eureka, CA (2.2 mi.)
Cutten, CA (2.4 mi.)
Samoa, CA (2.9 mi.)
Myrtletown, CA (3.1 mi.)
Humboldt Hill, CA (3.5 mi.)
Pine Hills, CA (3.6 mi.)
Fields Landing, CA (3.9 mi.)
Manila, CA (5.3 mi.)
Indianola, CA (6.0 mi.)

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