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

1890’s Drawbridge Gatehouse

120 Main Street

 
 
1890’s Drawbridge Gatehouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 3, 2013
1. 1890’s Drawbridge Gatehouse Marker
Inscription.
Until 1920s a drawbridge connected
Main Street and Beach Road.

Artist’s studio for the “Society of Six”,
renowned early California Painters.
Moved from 130 Main Street in the 1960’s.

 
Erected by Historic Ark Row.
 
Location. 37° 52.434′ N, 122° 27.55′ 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: 120 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. 1870’s Ranch Shed (a few steps from this marker); 1906 Arks Victorian Influence (a few steps from this marker); 1920 Folk Victorian Dwelling (within shouting distance of this marker); 1920 Folk Victorian Cottage (within shouting distance of this marker); 1920 Victorian Cottage (within shouting distance of this marker); 1895 Ark Houseboat (within shouting distance of this marker); Fleming Rooming House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); James Yeh Jau Liu (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Tiburon.
 
Also see . . .  Society of Six - Ask Art.
1890’s Drawbridge Gatehouse and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 3, 2013
2. 1890’s Drawbridge Gatehouse and Marker
In 1917, several Northern California artists formed an association that was to become known as the Society of Six. 'The Six' Selden Connor Gile, Maurice Logan, William H. Clapp, August F. Gay, Bernard Von Eichman, and Louis Siegriest- were plein air painters who are known for their fresh and direct approach. (Submitted on October 17, 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 249 times since then and 17 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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