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Preserving the Forest Primeval

Muir Woods National Monument

 
 
Preserving the Forest Primeval Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 11, 2006
1. Preserving the Forest Primeval Marker
Inscription. You are entering one of the world's last remaining ancient coast redwood forests. This magnificent forest...with its redwoods, the tallest of living things...is protected and made accessible to the public by the National Park Service for the pleasure, education, and inspiration of present and future generations. We hope you enjoy the cool, quiet serenity of this living, ever-changing forest world. (Inscription under the photo on the bottom right) "This is the best tree-lover's monument that could possibly be found in all the forests of the world."
 
Erected by National Park Service-United States Department of the Interior. (Marker Number Y.)
 
Location. 37° 53.568′ N, 122° 34.35′ W. Marker is in Mill Valley, California, in Marin County. Marker is on Muir Woods Road. Touch for map. The marker is near the Muir Woods Visitor Center. Marker is in this post office area: Mill Valley CA 94941, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fall in Muir Woods (here, next to this marker); Reed's Mill (approx. 1.3 miles away); Mill Valley Railroad Depot (approx. 1.6 miles away); Outdoor Art Club
Muir Woods-Visitor Center in the background image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 11, 2006
2. Muir Woods-Visitor Center in the background
(approx. 1.7 miles away); Grist Mill Stones (approx. 1.7 miles away); John Reed's Saw Mill (approx. 3 miles away); Cold War Legacy: Missiles to Marine Mammals (approx. 4.6 miles away); Historic Dedication of the Lagunitas Road Bridge (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mill Valley.
 
Categories. Horticulture & Forestry
 
Giant Redwood Trees image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 11, 2006
3. Giant Redwood Trees
Muir Woods-time line in a Redwood Tree trunk image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 11, 2006
4. Muir Woods-time line in a Redwood Tree trunk
Muir Woods-close up of the time line in a Redwood Tree trunk image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 11, 2006
5. Muir Woods-close up of the time line in a Redwood Tree trunk
Entrance sign to Muir Woods National Monument image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, October 11, 2006
6. Entrance sign to Muir Woods National Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 13, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 225 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 13, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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