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Druid Heights: Interpreting an Alternative Lifestyle

Presented by the Mill Valley Historical Society

Wednesday, December 5th
Mill Valley Public Library - 7:00pm
 

Kristin Baron tells the history of Druid Heights, a secluded artist community in the Marin Headlands near Muir Woods. From the 1950s through to the late 1970s, this hidden enclave fostered creative and innovative architecture, art, poetry, philosophy and music. She will share some of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area's (GGNRA) efforts to protect this fragile site as well as highlight the challenges of interpreting a non-traditional resource.

Kristin Baron is the architectural historian at GGNRA and has worked for the National Park Service for more than 25 years. She has been involved in many preservation and building rehabilitation projects, including the Presidio and Fort Baker's conversion into Cavallo Point. She holds a historic preservation degree from Columbia University and enjoys interpreting the history of different built environments.

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