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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. Touch 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). Touch for a list and map 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
McNeil’s Pioneer Boathouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 3, 2013
2. McNeil’s Pioneer Boathouse Marker
brochure
 
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 was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 10, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 246 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 10, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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