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Historic Preservation Month Pt. 1: Arcata’s Settlement Era

Historic Preservation Month Pt. 1: Arcata’s Settlement Era

Susie Van Kirk City of Arcata Settlement-era houses in Arcata were built by immigrants who brought their past with them. Culturally-conservative, they were tied to the influences of New England and built recognizable house-types of English origin that were adapted to local circumstances. Generally the earliest houses were simple and straightforward, displaying the unadorned, classic

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