Carson House, Eureka, Humboldt County, CA
Suggested address, 143 M. Street, not verifiable in documentation.
1988 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Entry
Significance: Considered the most grand Victorian home in America, the Carson Mansion was built from 1884 to 1886 for lumber baron William Carson, noted as the first man to mill redwood. The 18 roomed mansion housed 3 generations of Carsons until sold for $35,000 in 1950 to a preservation group.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-250
Survey number: HABS CA-1911
Building/structure dates: 1885- 1886 Initial Construction