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Historical Markers in Larkspur, 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; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg 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
Larkspur is in Marin County
      Marin County (217)  
ADJACENT TO MARIN COUNTY
      Contra Costa County (451)  
      San Francisco City and County (641)  
      Solano County (97)  
      Sonoma County (127)  
 
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1California (Marin County), Larkspur — Golden Gate FerryA Wonderful Way to Cross the Bay
FERRIES ON THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY Dating back to the 1850s, ferry service provided a vital link between Marin County and San Francisco. This changed in 1937 when the Golden Gate Bridge opened and ferry service gradually declined. Between . . . Map (db m153337) HM
2California (Marin County), Larkspur — 917 — Green Brae Brick Kiln
The Remillard Brick Company, of which the Green Brae Brick Kiln is the only surviving structure, was by 1900 the largest brickmaking firm on the Pacific Coast. The kiln is one of the few remaining examples of the Hoffman type kiln in the U.S. and . . . Map (db m63983) HM
3California (Marin County), Larkspur — Greenbrae Brickyard Superintendent's Cottage
This cottage, built in 1891, once housed the superintendent for the adjacent Greenbrae Brickyard of the Remillard Brick Co., which was declared a California State Landmark in 1978. The cottage was renovated in 1985 through the cooperative . . . Map (db m63988) HM
4California (Marin County), Larkspur — Sir Francis DrakeLooking Beyond the Horizon
SIR FRANCIS DRAKE Born in 1540, Sir Francis Drake went to sea at about age 12. After Spaniards attacked an English trading fleet, including his ship, at San Juan de Ullua in Mexico, Drake began raiding Spanish ships and coasts. In a . . . Map (db m153379) HM
5California (Marin County), Larkspur — The Golden HindTreasure Ship in Marin
The Mighty Vessel The terror of the Spaniards in the Pacific, the Golden Hind was about 80 feet long in the oak hull, 23 feet maximum breadth, and drew 13 feet of water. Her 18 cannons fired 6-pound shot, outgunning every Spanish . . . Map (db m153381) HM
 
 
 
 
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Sep. 29, 2022