Putting the final mapping touches on this trip from
Daa-naa—yash! (‘welcome’ in Tolowa)
The mist is starting to break up here at
Why the plaque reads ‘Tolowa Indian Settlements’ and not the title below is anybody’s guess, but while we’re guessing, this plaque was put up in 1965 (after the the ’64 tsunami), perhaps an earlier one washed away the they went with a more concise title.
NO. 649 SITE OF OLD INDIAN VILLAGE AT PEBBLE BEACH, CRESCENT CITY - At the time of white contact the principal villages of the native Tolowa Indians of northern Del Norte County were located at Battery Point in Crescent City (Ta'atun), Pebble Beach (Meslteltun), south of Point St. George (Tatintun), and north of Point St. George (Tawiatun). The major villages were almost completely independent economic units.
Google maps: 41.756027,-124.220406
Great view of the ocean. All Del Norte landmarks can be seen the same day. Those in