Barry Spitz - To Save A Mountain The 100-Year Battle For Tamalpais

Saturday, May 5, 2012 - 7:00pm

Barry Spitz discusses To Save A Mountain The 100-Year Battle For Tamalpais ($29.95). Why does Marin County, inside one of the nation's most populous metropolitan areas, have so much public open space? Marin author Spitz tells the colorful story of how Mt. Tamalpais was transformed from all-private ownership during the 20th century. This event is co-sponsored with Tamalpais Conservation Club.

Barry Spitz is the author of nine local interest outdoors and history books, including histories of Mill Valley, Marin, and San Anselmo.

Location: 
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
94925 Corte Madera
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To Save a Mountain the 100 Year Battle for Mt. Tamalpais Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781470087746
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - March 18th, 2012

The vibrant history of the challenges and successes in the preservation of lands on and around Mt. Tamalpais, Marin County, California, and the key role of the Tamalpais Conservation Club played throughout the last 100 years. It is the history of how many key men and women, like William Kent and Alice Eastwood, and both public and private organizations came together for these efforts.