“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Inverness, California

Clickable Map of Marin County, California and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Marin County, CA (217) Contra Costa County, CA (451) San Francisco County, CA (641) Solano County, CA (97) Sonoma County, CA (127)  MarinCounty(217) Marin County (217)  ContraCostaCounty(451) Contra Costa County (451)  San Francisco City and County(641) San Francisco City and County (641)  SolanoCounty(97) Solano County (97)  SonomaCounty(127) Sonoma County (127)
San Rafael is the county seat for Marin County
Inverness is in Marin County
      Marin County (217)  
      Contra Costa County (451)  
      San Francisco City and County (641)  
      Solano County (97)  
      Sonoma County (127)  
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1California (Marin County), Inverness — AT&T & RCA Receiving StationsShip-to-Shore Communication
The remaining antenna fields and buildings in front of you were established by two cutting-edge worldwide communications companies in 1931. American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T) radio-telephone station KMI provided two-way voice services between . . . Map (db m102641) HM
2California (Marin County), Inverness — Common MurresPoint Reyes National Seashore
On the rocks and ledges just below here you can often spot common murres. For a good view from this height, binoculars are helpful. If conditions are right you may hear the colony “moaning” as they huddle penguin-like on the rocks. . . . Map (db m63383) HM
3California (Marin County), Inverness — Lives of Sacrifice and Service are Honored Here
Since 1889, United States Life-Saving Service and Coast Guard crews have risked their lives to save shipwreck victims at Point Reyes. Brave crews of highly trained men struggled in some of the worst conditions in North America, sacrificing comfort, . . . Map (db m102689) HM
4California (Marin County), Inverness — Point Reyes Light — Point Reyes National Seashore —
Point Reyes Light has guided and cautioned mariners along this hazardous coast for over 100 years. Built by the U.S. Lighthouse Service in 1870, it came under management of the U.S. Coast Guard in 1939. Resident personnel operated the station until . . . Map (db m63502) HM
5California (Marin County), Inverness — Point Reyes Light Station
Point Reyes Light Station built 1870 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m890) HM
6California (Marin County), Inverness — Preserving Our Maritime Past
The heyday of life-saving at Point Reyes is over, but this 1927 lifeboat station still stands alive with a history nearly lost along our coast. While the station preserves the last intact marine railway on the Pacific Coast, the history of ordinary . . . Map (db m102690) HM
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7California (Marin County), Inverness — Providing Global CommunicationsPoint Reyes Receiving Station
The Radio Corporation of America (RCA) wireless stations on the Point Reyes Peninsula were know as the "Wireless Giant of the Pacific." The station locations and cutting-edge wireless technology developed by the company under the leadership of . . . Map (db m102643) HM
8California (Marin County), Inverness — The Rock PlantsPoint Reyes National Seashore
The wife of a lighthouse keeper once planted a small garden nearby, but with no success. As soon as the carrots sprouted the wind blew them away. Few plants can face up to the ocean’s harsh influences. On these fogbound, windblown rocks, . . . Map (db m63363) HM
9California (Marin County), Inverness — Victims of the Coast
No one knows how many cries for help went unanswered along this isolated coast. If shipwreck victims were not overcome by pounding surf, they would perish in a cold sea. But once the Life-Saving Station was established in 1889, victims of the coast . . . Map (db m102676) HM
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Sep. 29, 2022