Area History

At the moment, this is a rather skimpy section of our website. Eventually, we hope to fill it out with photos and written histories of the various neighborhoods and our area of Marin County. To that end, we urge you to forward to our Webmaster any such material you might have in your possession that you care to share.

Meanwhile, here is some of the material we have received to date:

HistoricAerials You can type in your address and see historical aerial photographs of the area from about 1946 to the present. Before that, topo maps are provided.

San Pedro Road History By John McNear with Catherine Newhall (Peacock Gap HOA website)

Overall history of Pt. San Pedro Road with photos by John McNear

History of Peacock Gap

Photos from Bayside Acres (1920s and 1950s)

1957 photo of San Pedro Cove and the Paganini property

1960 photo of San Pedro Cove and the newly-built marina

Series of photos of the San Rafael Rock Quarry from 1987 to 2008

Pacific Sun Article on Pt. San Pedro Road, August 15, 2008