Take A Walk Through Fort Bragg History: Learn How A Military Post Became The City’s Business District, Visit Our Pioneer Cemetery, And More

This month the Mendocino Coast Historical Society kicks-off regular docent led walks of Fort Bragg’s historical business district, and pioneer cemetery. This is a fun way to learn about Fort Bragg’s rich and historic commercial past and pioneer families. On Saturday May 19, you’ll hear how Fort Bragg’s business district is actually located where the […]
First National Bank of Fort Bragg
First National Bank of Fort Bragg, one of the few brick buildings to survive the 1906 San Francisco earthquake

This month the Mendocino Coast Historical Society kicks-off regular docent led walks of Fort Bragg’s historical business district, and pioneer cemetery. This is a fun way to learn about Fort Bragg’s rich and historic commercial past and pioneer families.

On Saturday May 19, you’ll hear how Fort Bragg’s business district is actually located where the Fort Bragg military post was built, and how the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake destroyed much of the business district, and learn how the area has changed throughout Fort Bragg’s history. Meet at the Guest House Museum, 343 N. Main Street, for a 10 am departure. A donation to the Historical Society of $5.00 is requested.

On Sunday May 20, Hear the stories of some of the pioneers and early settlers of Fort Bragg  and the Mendocino Coast. Learn about the symbolisms of Tombstones and what you can learn about area and family history from a cemetery. Meet at Rose Memorial Park, located at Franklin and Spruce Streets. The walk, led by David Foucheaux, starts at 2 pm.  A donation to the Historical Society of $5.00 is requested

Future dates are:

Historic Downtown Fort Bragg Walks

6/16

7/21

8/18

Cemetery Walks

6/17

7/22

8/19