Once the gateway to the utopian dream of a Civil War embalmer.
An immigrant’s literal rags-to-riches story unfolded in San Rafael.
If visiting the Point Reyes Lighthouse seems demanding now, think back 160 years.
Liberty ships and the Peter Donahue have history in Marin.
A first task of the Marin Municipal Water District was to build remote Alpine Dam, which was constructed a century ago.
Famous names figure in the history of West Marin’s San Geronimo Valley.
Bringing Elizabethan culture and folkways to the modern age.
15th annual Fiesta Day Parade, held on Sunday, August 29, 1948 honored the forthcoming feast day of the archangel Raphael, for whom the City of San Rafael was named.
The massive Victorian structure’s life came to an end inside of two hours.
Being dropped into the bay was but a hiccup in the illustrious career of Engine No. 112.
The Northwestern Pacific Railroad lasted until 1930; now California’s Highway 1 travels much the same route
The city's erstwhile Marin Golf and Country Club is survived today by a yacht club and a neighborhood.
Few historians doubt that the explorer put ashore in Marin, but where?
An old photo opens up a cache of memories.
A six-mile water pipeline, laid in the 1920s, helped to shape Marin County.
This 76-year-old building, built in less than four months, is still standing and active as ever.
A history of the horse that spent 28 years on the Tiburon pasture that now bears his name.
Even though this landmark has had only a few owners in 127 years, it’s got a colorful history.
Fireside Hotel has a fascinating history and continues to be a town landmark.
Campaign underway to bring home the last surviving full-size piece of the Mount Tamalpais Scenic Railway.
For 25 years this group has shared the perils, problems and joys of parenting.
How the Point Reyes National Seashore came to be.
The first cross-country U.S. sporting event organized just for women.
With few changes, the Thursday Musical Club enters its second century.
Could the three escaped convicts have made it to shore?
Tall buildings are part of San Francisco’s history.
In 1995, the largest fire in Marin's history ravaged Point Reyes National Seashore.
4-H Clubs were active in Marin then and now. The same holds true for UC Cooperative Extension’s Farm Advisor.
A president’s not-so-secret secret mission included visits to Novato’s Hamilton Army Airfield and downtown San Rafael.
What a difference a hundred years makes.