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Benicia, CA, a great side-trip on the trail of John Muir!

          In my last blog (and article in the Record newspaper this week), we shared the idea of exploring the footsteps of John Muir, storied conservationist, founder of the Sierra Club and (some would say), father of our national parks, by touring both his grand home on the edge of Martinez, […]

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On the trail of John Muir; the road runs through Stockton and UOP!

        John Muir, arguably the world’s first conservationist, father of the National Park Service and cofounder of the Sierra Club, spent his adult years in nearby Martinez, California and more than occasionally traveled through Stockton. The largest collection of his papers, research and writings are archived in University of Pacific’s climate controlled […]

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