State of Jefferson Discussion

State of JeffersonCRESCENT CITY, Calif. — Tuesday night, advocates who want to create a 51st state will be taking their cause to Del Norte County.

The Jefferson Declaration Committee will be speaking about the proposal to create the State of Jefferson at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The idea of creating the State of Jefferson has seen several attempts over the years. The boards of Siskiyou and Modoc Counties have passed resolutions supporting the forming of a 51st state.