NO. 173 CENTERVILLE BEACH CROSS - On January 6, 1860 the steamer Northerner, northward bound from San Francisco, struck a hidden rock two miles off Cape Mendocino, and from there drifted to the Centerville Beach. Thirty-three passengers and 32 crew members were saved - the cross was erected by the Ferndale Parlor No. 93, N.D.G.W., in memory of the 17 passengers and 21 crew members who lost their lives in this disaster.
5 mi W of Ferndale on Centerville Rd (P.M. 0.8) USGS Quadrangle Sheet Name: FERNDALE
The path to the cross begins n the beach to the north of the cross.
NO. 173 CENTERVILLE BEACH CROSS - As seen from Centerville Road