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Title
Beach at Willow Camp, today known as Stinson Beach, California, February 1913 [photograph]
Creator
unknown
Date Created and/or Issued
February, 1913
Publication Information
Marin County Free Library. Anne T. Kent California Room
Contributing Institution
Marin County Free Library
Collection
San Rafael & Marin - Howitt Family Collection, 1913-1914
Rights Information
unknown
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Description
In 1870, the first road to this location was built from Sausalito, and a tent settlement sprang up amongst the willow trees at the beach. This gave the town its original name, Willow Camp. The Mill Valley and Mount. Tamalpais Scenic Railroad opened in 1896, making Willow Camp more accessible. In 1906, refugees from the San Francisco earthquake came to the area and built some of the area's first businesses. Stinson Beach became the official town name in 1916, in honor of the largest landowners, Rose and Nathan Stinson. This photograph depicts the stretch of beach at Willow Camp, Marin County, California, February 1913.
Type
image
Format
1 photographic print, b&w ; 8 x 14 cm.
Identifier
csrcl_441
A. 1310.001.017
ark:/13030/kt2r29r7tq
http://contentdm.marinlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/howitt/id/22
Language
English
Subject
Willow Camp
Beaches
Place
Stinson Beach (Calif.)
Marin County (Calif.)
Source
Photograph from folio [3], verso "Howitt Family Album", 1913-1914, Anne T. Kent California Room, Marin County Free Library (Call number A. 1310.001.017).
Relation
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt0q2nc5z2
http://marinlibrary.org/californiaroom

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