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Muir, John, House

Martinez, California
County of Contra Costa.
4202 Alhambra Avenue
National Register Number: 66000083
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2006.
Congressional District: CA-7 Certified Local Government: NO
This NHL offers public access.
Please contact the NHL directly for visitor information.
Current use/information: John Muir National Historic Site; See www.nops.gov/jomu.
Web Site: www.nps.gov/jomu.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 29, 1962):
This was the home of the famed conservationist and writer during the time of some of his major contributions to the forest conservation movement and to literature. Muir founded the Sierra Club, and has been referred to as "the father of the National Park Service."

Condition:
There are no threats to the NHL at this time


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