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Title
The gate to the Glenn Ranch in the Bear Valley area of western Marin County, California, circa 1895 [photograph]
Creator
unknown
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1895
Publication Information
Marin County Free Library. Anne T. Kent California Room
Contributing Institution
Marin County Free Library
Collection
Bear Valley Country Club, 1893-1895
Rights Information
unknown
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Description
A view of the gate to the Glenn Ranch, in the Bear Valley area of western Marin County. Members of the nearby Country Club at Bear Valley enjoyed hunting rights at Glen Ranch and this image is included in a photograph album documenting that Club. Established in 1890, the Country Club was one of the oldest hunting clubs in Northern California. The Bear Valley area of Point Reyes provided abundant wildlife and proximity to Tomales Bay and its tributary streams. Popular activities included hunting, fishing, and trapshooting. Featured were a clubhouse, kennels, stables, and lakes in which to fish. The Country Club flourished in the 1920s, but was financially devastated by the arrival of the Great Depression, which left its members vulnerable. The clubhouse stood until the early 1950s, when it was torn down by its owner. This photgraph is from an album, probably one of a limited number put together for club members, dating from circa 1890-1895.
Type
image
Format
1 photographic print, b&w ; 11 x 19 cm.
Identifier
csrcl_295
203.001.011
ark:/13030/kt6b69r9wb
http://contentdm.marinlibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/bearvcc/id/9
Language
English
Subject
Bear Valley (Calif.) Pictorial works
Hamilton, Alexander
Tubbs, Austin C
Tallant, Frederick W
Woodward, Robert B
Kittle, William S
Tuttle, Charles W
Babcock, Harry
Webster, Frederick R
Place
Bear Valley (Marin County, Calif.)
Point Reyes National Seashore (Calif.) Olema (Calif.)
Source
Photograph from folio [13],"The Country Club -- Bear Valley, Anne T. Kent California Room, Marin County Free Library (Call number A. 203.001.006-.013).
Relation
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt0q2nc5z2
http://marinlibrary.org/californiaroom

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