- a town in NW California.
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Carver blessedly had a second act, taking his last drink at the Jambalya bar in Arcata, California, on June 2, 1977.Carver Was the Rage
December 4, 2009
Arcata had the most beautiful location and its people were very ambitious.
About six years afterward it was changed to Arcata, the original Indian name for the spot.
Uniontown (now Arcata) had enjoyed the early lead among the Humboldt Bay towns.
Somewhat later Arcata formed a debating society that was really a helpful influence.
Mail carriers were shot down, and the young men of Arcata were often called upon at night to nurse the wounded.