California Historical Landmarks in Humboldt County
California Historical Landmark 838
Old Indian Village of Tsurai
Ocean and Edwards Streets
First Recorded in 1775
Directly below was located the ancient Yurok village of Tsurai. A prehistoric permanent Indian community, it was first located and described by Captains Bodega and Heceta, June 9-19, 1775. The houses were of hand-split redwood planks, designed for defense and protection. The village was occupied until 1916.
California Registered Historical Landmark No. 838
Plaque placed by the State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with Heritage Trinidad and the Humboldt County Historical Society.
June 22, 1970