Saturday, August 5, 2017

[Audio] LEGOLAND provides more details on their own little Ferndale; Humboldt’s last week of news

Episode sponsored by HealthSPORT, SHINERFEST, and Bongo Boy Studio.

In the latest episode of Humboldt Last Week (7:56): Last week those that see posts from Only in Humboldt were reminded about a miniature version of Ferndale down at LEGOLAND in Southern California.

“LEGO was created by Ole Kirk Christiansen in Billund, Denmark in 1934,” said Jake Gonzalez, a spokesman for the theme park. “In honor of the Danish company, LEGOLAND California constructed a LEGO version of Ferndale in Miniland USA because the city located in Northern California was first settled by many Danes."

In the podcast, information in shared about how long the finite Ferndale has been around, a couple of the historic buildings they replicated, how many LEGO bricks they used, and how it differs from the other places highlighted in the Miniland USA section of the park.

The story begins at 7:56.

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A LEGO Ferndale, Wikipedia Commons