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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.
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.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
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.
 
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. 7.5 miles away); Setting for a Colorful Past (approx. 7.6 miles away); Burdell Frame House (approx. 7.6 miles away); Galen and Mary Burdell (approx. 7.6 miles away); Burdell Mansion
Marin French Cheese Company Monument image. Click for full size.
By Kristofer Nelson, March 7, 2010
2. Marin French Cheese Company Monument
(approx. 7.6 miles away); Rancho Olompali (approx. 7.6 miles away); Camilo Ynitia’s Adobe (approx. 7.6 miles away); Petaluma Historical Library and Museum (approx. 7.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Novato.
 
Categories. AgricultureIndustry & Commerce
 
Marin French Cheese Company image. Click for full size.
By Kristofer Nelson, March 7, 2010
3. Marin French Cheese Company
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 18, 2014, by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 279 times since then and 29 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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