This issue features the exhibit, “Now and Then,” historic photographs drawn from the Museum collection and the archives of Point Reyes National Seashore paired with new images taken by members of the Latino Photo Project of Gallery Route One. There are two articles about the Shafter family history during the Civil War, and another featuring a Shafter diary entry about attending an infamous play during that era. Also on the 113th anniversary of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake this April, read more about the legend of a cow falling in a crack and other astonishing happenings in Point Reyes.
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This newsletter highlights the exhibit, Those Shafter Women, curated by by Tom Branan, Gayanne Enquist and Meg Linden. Articles include an in-depth illustrated history by Meg Linden of the mothers, daughters, and wives in the Shafter family whom contributed to Point Reyes Peninsula history or found other interesting niches in which to… Read More »
The newsletter highlights our current exhibit, Architectural Styles of West Marin, originally curated by Mary Cardwell and Corwin Mocine in 1990. Articles include Mary Florence Burris and the Highland Lodge and Mabel L. Reed Marsden Knight by Meg Linden with contributions from Patricia A. McCurdy, and Ernest Coxhead’s Ties to Inverness.… Read More »
Features articles related to exhibit Hidden Histories: Diaries, Daybooks & Ledgers of the Shafter Era, 1860-1930. The exhibit explored the details in the personal and professional lives of the most influential family in West Marin in the 19th and early 20th century gleaned from their private letters, photos, diaries and… Read More »
Marett Burridge (M. B.) Boissevain was Marin County’s first University of California Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor starting in 1920 His job was to reach out to farmers in the area (he covered Sonoma and Napa as well) and spread practical information and new farming methods. He brought with him progressive… Read More »