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Tiburon in Marin County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

McNeil’s Pioneer Boathouse

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, October 3, 2013
1. McNeil’s Pioneer Boathouse Marker
Inscription.
-1886-
Rented Boats, Arks, and Cottages

 
Location. 37° 52.397′ N, 122° 27.371′ W. Marker is in Tiburon, California, in Marin County. Marker is on Main Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15 Main Street, Belvedere Tiburon CA 94920, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The “Harbor Light” (a few steps from this marker); 1925 Victorian Saloon (within shouting distance of this marker); James Yeh Jau Liu (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Blake Chapman (within shouting distance of this marker); Northwestern Pacific (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fleming Rooming House (about 400 feet away); 1895 Ark Houseboat (about 700 feet away); 1920 Victorian Cottage (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Tiburon.
 
More about this marker. First structure on waterside of the street built by Sam McDonogh (rebuilt after the 1909 fire). Saloon-pool hall, boat leasing and apartments. Renamed when James McNeil married Sam's widow. Compass rose decoration added to upper facade during town's weekend "paint-up" in 1955. - Walking Tour to Historic Tiburon brochure
McNeil’s Pioneer Boathouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 3, 2013
2. McNeil’s Pioneer Boathouse Marker

 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels
 
McNeil’s Pioneer Boathouse image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 3, 2013
3. McNeil’s Pioneer Boathouse
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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