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. Other news includes progress on Dewey Livingston’s forthcoming book on Point Reyes and walking tour opportunities.
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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 »