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Joe's Place in Muir Woods tavern and gathering place
Nancy Skinner
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1920
Publication Information
Mill Valley Public Library
Contributing Institution
Mill Valley Public Library
Mill Valley History Photograph Collection
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Mill Valley Public Library
Mill Valley Public Library History Room, 375 Throckmorton Avenue, Mill Valley, CA, 94941, 415-389-4292 x131
Circa 1920
Copyright by Mill Valley Public Library
Built after World War I, Joe Bickerstaff built and operated Joe's Place in Muir Woods, a popular gathering spot where hikers and railroad patrons danced and bought refreshments. The building was located in the 1920's annex parking lot in Muir Woods. It was known as a notorious gathering spot for North Beach residents. It was rumored to be bootleg establishment during prohibition.
1 photographic print: 25 x 19 cm.
photo cabinet 1, Hotels and Taverns
Taverns (Inns)
Dance halls
Gathering places
Rendezvous points
Forest reserves
National monuments
National parks & reserves
Joe Bickerstaff
Muir Woods

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