John Muir

John Muir’s Gravesite In Martinez

John Muir moved to his last home in Martinez in 1883 after it’s construction was compelted. Muir’s father in law bhad the San Francisco architects Wolfe and Son build the Victorian style home which was 10,000 square foot and three-stories tall.

Muir is buried, along with his wife, children and in-laws, in a plot about a mile from the site of the Victorian home. These lands are all part of the present day John Muir National Historic Site.

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