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1125 B Street San Rafael
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   Marin History Museum Bulletin   

The Bulletin is published annually. Printed current & back issues of Bulletins are available for
purchase online and in our Museum Bookstore at The Boyd Gate House.

Current Issue

All Things Water!

Published in the Fall of 2021, this issue includes articles on the following:

Marin Water Company, Timeline, Alpine Dam, The CCC,
Jack Gibson: The Man Who Wrote the Book on the MMWD, Where Flavored Fizz Began, MMWD and the Military, North Marin Water District, The Sugar Line, The Great Two-Year Drought

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Coming soon: Marin loves to have fun! 2022 issue

Archived Issues

Celebrating Marin's Hotels and Resorts (Winter/Spring 2021)
Contents: Ancha Vista, Liberty Ranch, Tocaloma Hotel, Bon Air Hotel, Blithedale Hotel, Pastori's, Hotel Rafael (cover), Nicasio Hotel, The Inns of Mt. Tamalpais, Marshall Hotel, and Black Point Inn.

Women Making a Difference (Summer 2020)
Contents: Melba Pattillo Beals, Rose Shapira, Elizabeth Terwilliger, Ethel Tompkins, Jean Starkweather, Mimi Farina, Vera Schultz, Alice Yarish, Gladys Kathleen Parkin, Cornelia Ripley Sherman, Ellen Straus, Louise Arner Boyd, Dr. Millicent Cosgrave, and Dr. Agnes Walker.

Marin's Athletes (Winter 2020)
Contents: Eleanor Garatti, Matt Hazeltine, Ann Curtis, Sam Chapman, A Short History of Baseball, Jonny Moseley, Juli McKinstry, Steve Lavin, and Joe Breeze.

Marin On Fire! (Summer 2019)
Contents: The Great Fire of 1891, Marin’s Fire Equipment, American Distillery Fire, San Rafael Firemen and Fires, Corte Madera’s First Firehouse, Tiburon's Fires of 1921, A “Rendezvous for San Francisco Club Men” Burned, and Charles Russell Reilley, Jr.

Marin's Parks (Winter 2018)
Contents: Angel Island, Tomalas Bay, Ring Mountain, China Camp, McNear's Beach, The Welches, plus two additional articles - "Steps, Lanes & Paths" and "San Anselmo Parks."

Let's Go to the Movies (Summer 2018)
Contents: California Motion Picture Corporation, San Rafael's 4th Street theaters, Leon Forrest Douglass, when Marin starred in major motion pictures, the San Rafael Orpheus Theater, Eve Arden, Marin's original theaters and an article titled, "Inky Makes the FInal Cut."​

Marin Watering Holes (Winter 2017)
Contents: 2AM Club, Smitty's Nave's, Silver Peso, De Borbas, Pier 15, and two additional articles - "Can I Buy You a Drink" and "From Ferries to Fine Dining."

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