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

Outdoor Art Club

Outdoor Art Club Marker image. Click for full size.
March 27, 2017
1. Outdoor Art Club Marker
Inscription.  The Outdoor Art Club was designed in 1904 by Bernard Maybeck; internationally known American architect. Particularly notable for its unusual roof truss system, the building exemplifies Maybeck's creative use of natural materials. The Club, founded in 1902 by 35 Mill Valley women, is dedicated to preserving the area's natural environment.
Erected 1979 by California Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Outdoor Art Club. (Marker Number 922.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1904.
Location. 37° 54.406′ N, 122° 32.794′ W. Marker is in Mill Valley, California, in Marin County. Marker can be reached from West Blithedale Avenue near Throckmorton Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 West Blithedale Avenue, Mill Valley CA 94941, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grist Mill Stones (within shouting distance of this
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marker); Mill Valley Railroad Depot (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Mill Market Hikers' Trail Map (about 600 feet away); Reed's Mill (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cypress Knoll (approx. half a mile away); John Reed's Saw Mill (approx. 1˝ miles away); United Nations Conference on International Organization (approx. 1.7 miles away); Fall in Muir Woods (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mill Valley.
More about this marker. This marker is on the grounds of the Outdoor Art Club.
Outdoor Art Club and Marker image. Click for full size.
March 27, 2017
2. Outdoor Art Club and Marker
Outdoor Art Club, interior image. Click for full size.
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3. Outdoor Art Club, interior
Credits. This page was last revised on December 11, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 2, 2017. This page has been viewed 228 times since then and 16 times this year. Last updated on December 11, 2019. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 2, 2017.

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