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Date:
April 15, 2021
Time:
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Address:
Danville, CA 94526
Contact:
(925) 837- 3750
Cost:
Donations welcome.
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Museum of the SRV Virtual Program - John Muir: California's Most Famous Resident

Thursday, April 15, 2021


John Muir: California's Most Famous Resident

Everyone living in California has heard of John Muir and knows he was a conservationist and had a role in preserving Yosemite National Park. But, he was far more than that. Would you associate words like an inventor, world traveler, University Wisconsin with John Muir?

The museum will feature Garrett Dailey, an attorney and noted authority on John Muir, for our April Third Thursday Program. Mr. Dailey is a resident of Alamo and a part-time resident of Scotland. Mr. Dailey has developed and taught a course on John Muir at the University of Edinburgh OLL as well as lectured and spoke with various groups and organizations. In this one-hour presentation, you will learn about why John Muir was officially voted California's  most famous resident. You will follow John Muir's life from Scotland to migrating as a child to America. His education and quest to save nature and the beauty it holds. Beyond being voted California's most famous resident, you may likely come away thinking of Muir as one of the world's most interesting men.