Considering History

This survey is a part of Through Various Hazards.  Your anonymous responses may appear as quotes on installation plaques, in tweets by the artist, or on the project website.  By participating you have the opportunity to enrich the community's understanding of one of its foundational sites and share what Eureka's history means to you.

 The top choice for: "If you were to describe Fort Humboldt with only one of the following images, which would you choose?"

The top choice for: "If you were to describe Fort Humboldt with only one of the following images, which would you choose?"

"I come from a logging family and looking at all the historic logging equipment as a child, there on a field trip, I would think how hard is was, and tough you have to be, to be a logger in Humboldt County."
 
 
"This is a place where Native Americans were often imprisoned for wrong reasons. Silence around this is deafening. It felt haunting to be there."
 
 
"I remember being bored and uninterested as a child; and I lived less than a mile away from the fort. Now, having moved out of the area 15 years ago, I'm interested to go back and visit it as an adult."
 

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2016

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What does Fort Humboldt mean to you?

The following questions are open to interpretation, and there's no right way to answer them.  This survey is for you.  Whether you grew up going to Fort Humboldt, or you've never been, you are invited to share your perspective.  

And thank you.