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

1895 Ark Houseboat

104 Main Street

 
 
1895 Ark Houseboat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 3, 2013
1. 1895 Ark Houseboat Marker
Inscription.
Probably relocated from Belvedier Cove.
Originally sited at 90 Main Street.
Village Savage Shop downstairs in 60s.

 
Erected by Historic Ark Row.
 
Location. 37° 52.425′ N, 122° 27.509′ W. Marker is in Tiburon, California, in Marin County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 104 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. 1920 Victorian Cottage (a few steps from this marker); 1920 Folk Victorian Cottage (a few steps from this marker); 1920 Folk Victorian Dwelling (within shouting distance of this marker); 1906 Arks Victorian Influence (within shouting distance of this marker); 1890s Drawbridge Gatehouse (within shouting distance of this marker); 1870s Ranch Shed (within shouting distance of this marker); Fleming Rooming House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); James Yeh Jau Liu (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Tiburon.
 
Also see . . .  Lewis Ark Houseboat - Noehill. Lewis Ark is approximately 50 feet long and 20 feet wide, with a rounded,
1895 Ark Houseboat and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 3, 2013
2. 1895 Ark Houseboat and Marker
barge-like bottom and a one story residential section. The actual house is divided into six rooms. A roofed veranda encloses the ark proper, with two stairs affording public access to the ark. Originally, the stairs were not part of the structure but were added when the Ark became part of the Hyde Street Pier collection in 1969. The wood is painted with the Ark's historic color scheme, white with green trim.
(Submitted on October 15, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 233 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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