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.
In existence since 1892, the San Francisco Theological Seminary is finding new ways to stay relevant.
A first task of the Marin Municipal Water District was to build remote Alpine Dam, which was constructed a century ago.
My strange childhood with the trailside killer.
Famous names figure in the history of West Marin’s San Geronimo Valley.
Picture-perfect Sausalito has a uniquely colorful history.
7 facts you never knew about the history of Tiburon.
The Seminary at Strawberry was opened in Marin and once considered a possible site for the United Nations.
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.
After the catastrophic earthquake, a group of more than 60 Chinese women and girls fled to San Anselmo.
Being dropped into the bay was but a hiccup in the illustrious career of Engine No. 112.
The city's erstwhile Marin Golf and Country Club is survived today by a yacht club and a neighborhood.
There’s a wealth of history behind this lesser-known natural wonder.
Few historians doubt that the explorer put ashore in Marin, but where?
An old photo opens up a cache of memories.
The sign towers over the other buildings on East Francisco Boulevard, an enduring presence flanking a busy portion of the 101 highway.
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.
Mount Tamalpais is known for its gorgeous nature and vistas, but hidden on the mountain are the remnants of a tragedy that occurred 74 years ago.
Although you can’t swim there, Baker Beach has plenty of other attractions.
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.
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.