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Re: Orick history?
Posted by: Darlene Garrity (ID *****3733) Date: February 26, 2008 at 17:47:57
In Reply to: Orick history? by Roger Arrick of 566

From the book of places at the Humboldt County Library:

The Indians of Redwood Creek, called by the whites 'Bald Hills Indians"...are termed Oruk by the coast Indians. A Yurok Indian village Ore'q was near the site of the present town. The post office was established in 1887 and called Orick.

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