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City of Arcata intern research on George Zehndner, commissioner of the McKinley statue

City of Arcata intern research on George Zehndner, commissioner of the McKinley statue

George Zehndner and Local Genocide in Humboldt County   By Steven Munoz and Paul Hilton Humboldt State University research interns with The City of Arcata George Zehndner, an early settler of Arcata, commissioned the statue of the late President McKinley for the City of Arcata.  What do we know about Zehndner?  George Zehndner was born

Fhyre Phoenix: Why we should remove the statue and how we’ll pay for it

12 Reasons to Remove the Statue of McKinley from the Arcata Plaza  1.    The Arcata Plaza is the site where Native people were sold into slavery by White men. Therefore, this site should not be used to honor a White man, whoever he may be, but rather to honor the people who suffered there. 2. The

Plaque down, McKinley’s downfall up in air

Conflicted council clashes as Ornelas offers ballot measure that mayor calls a ‘Trojan Horse’ Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The metal plaque advertising the Jacoby Building as Historical landmark No. 783 no longer misinforms or offends passersby on the Plaza. Condemned over its crude characterization of events during Arcata’s settlement era as

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