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

Marin French Cheese Company

 
 
Marin French Cheese Company Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kristofer Nelson, March 7, 2010
1. Marin French Cheese Company Marker
Inscription.  This site is part of Corte Madera de Novato granted by Governor Juan Alvarado to John Martin in 1840. Purchased by Jefferson A. Thompson in 1865. A working ranch and cheese making family of five generations, that continued to make the world famous Rouge et Noir brand cheese. A great tribute to the dairy industry.
 
Erected 1985 by Native Sons of the Golden West.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1840.
 
Location. 38° 8.234′ N, 122° 42.565′ W. Marker is near Novato, California, in Marin County. Marker is on Red Hill Road, half a mile south of Novato Boulevard, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7500 Red Hill Road, Petaluma CA 94952, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wilmar Union Elementary School District And Wilson Elementary School (approx. 7½ miles away); The Chosen Family (approx. 7.6 miles away); Setting for a Colorful Past
Marin French Cheese Company Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kristofer Nelson, March 7, 2010
2. Marin French Cheese Company Monument
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(approx. 7.6 miles away); Cook House (approx. 7.6 miles away); Burdell Frame House (approx. 7.6 miles away); Olompali State Historic Park (approx. 7.6 miles away); Burdell Mansion (approx. 7.6 miles away); Try-Pot (approx. 7.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Novato.
 
Marin French Cheese Company image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kristofer Nelson, March 7, 2010
3. Marin French Cheese Company
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 18, 2014, by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 400 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 18, 2014, by James King of San Miguel, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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May. 24, 2022