June 3, 2023
These popular Humboldt County Historical Society Lectures happen monthly, now on the first Saturday of most months. They are sometimes live online and sometimes hybrid events. This one is hybrid, which means you can attend in person or online via the link on this page. The Clarke Museum has wheelchair access from the west side of the building. The buzzer there is not working at present but you can knock or call 707-443-1947 to be let in. Restrooms are accessible.
This Library-sponsored lecture can be attended in person at
the Clarke Historical Museum, and may also be watched live on You Tube.
240 E Street
Eureka, CA 95501
Free, thanks to the Clarke Historical Museum, Humboldt County Historical Society, and the Library.
2:30 PM, Clarke Museum, Spanish Navy in the Pacific Northwest, 1774-1792 A Local History Lecture (Live in Person & Online)
Saturday, June 3, 2023
In the 18th century, Spain was still a mighty imperial power whose navy traveled the globe looking for new territories and trade. Local historian Patti Fleschner details their history in this part of the world and what is known about what happened when they landed here at Tsurai, (Trinidad) in June, 1775.
The Spanish Navy
in the Pacific Northwest, 1774-1792
A Local History Lecture
Presenting Today's Lecture - Local Historian Patti Fleschner
Patricia Fleschner is Director of Trinidad Museum. She has lived in Trinidad for 44 years and has extensively researched the Spanish voyages of discovery between San Blas, New Spain and the Pacific Northwest in the eighteenth century. She has presented several OLLI classes and holds a master's degree in history.