HSSA Newsletters Are Here
The Fall 2019 issue of HSSA News is now online, with a feature story about pioneer Arcata dairyman and Assembly member Melvin Parker Roberts, a view of the lasting effects the 1893 World’s Fair had on Arcata, and more. Download a copy here. A full history of Mel Roberts' life, prepared by Glenn Hoyle, is also online here.
Our Summer 2019 HSSA newsletter includes a letter from our president, Alex Stillman, about the temperance-related history of the Arcata Plaza's water fountain, an article by Jerry Rhode on our local railroad history (with references and a copy of pioneer Byron Deming's biography), information on Claudia Israel's new "Beer as Rent" display at the Phillips House Museum, and more! Follow this link to read the news.
Part one of "History of the Arcata Trail Corridor" by Jerry Rohde appears in the Winter 2019 issue of the HSSA newsletter, available here. The essay includes a detailed set of references, available for download here. Part two is in the Summer 2019 newsletter.