Category Archives: News

August 2016 Newsletter

The articles in the August 2016 issue of the Friends Newsletter include:

John Muir & America’s Best Idea
Lee Stetson walks the John Muir Way
The Spirit of John Muir by Lee Stetson
Following in John Muir’s footsteps
US links growing
Visitors to the Birthplace
Membership News

For the complete contents of this newsletter please see FoJMB Newsletter #34, August 2016 or go to the next page […]

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March 2016 Newsletter

The articles in the March 2016 issue of the Friends Newsletter include:

Annual General Meeting – Convener’s Report
Celebrating 125 Years of Yosemite National Park
Dunbar Grammar School’s Next California Visit
John Muir Birthplace Welcomes 150,000th Visitor
Ohio Rotary Team To Visit John Muir’s Birthplace
An Ingenious Whittler – John Muir the Inventor
John Muir Coast Festival
Muir Is Back and Walking His Way!
Festival […]

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November 2015 Newsletter

The articles in the November 2015 issue of the Friends Newsletter include:

Notice of Annual General Meeting
Annual Sand Sculpture Competition
The Poet Painter and Nature’s Prophet
Kindred Spirits?
Yosemite National Park – 125 years old
Where To Now?
More from Martinez
The John Muir Concert
John Muir’s Birthplace Museum – News
Meaford, Ontario – Update
Membership News

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A Colourful Life

A Very Colourful Life
When the Scottish Government decided to mark the centenary of Muir’s death in 2014 by celebrations on his birthday, Dunbar Primary School resolved to be involved. After all, DPS is descended from the school he attended in Dunbar and is the only school that can claim Muir as a former pupil. When […]

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John Muir Concert

2015 sees the 125th anniversary of the creation of Yosemite National
Park. The persuasive writings of John Muir were instrumental in the
legislation passing speedily through Congress and the Park came in to
being on 1 October 1890.

To mark the occasion the John Muir Birthplace Trust and Friends of
John Muir’s Birthplace are delighted to welcome the Andante Chamber
Choir […]

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July 2015 Newsletter

The July (#31) issue of the FoJMB Newsletter is now available online. Please see the Current Newsletter page for full details. The permalink for this edition is FoJMB Newsletter #31, July 2015.

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April 2015 Newsletter

The articles in the April 2015 issue of the Friends Newsletter include:

AGM 2014: Convener’s Report
A Prophet is not without honour… Historic Scotland Plaque for Birthplace
An idea, a collage and another ‘wee book’
A new edition of ‘Walking the John Muir Way’
John Muir’s ‘Alaska Book’
John Muir Association, Martinez
Meaford, Ontario
Membership News

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December 2014 Newsletter

The December (#29) issue of the FoJMB Newsletter is now available online. Please see the Current Newsletter page for full details. The permalink for this edition is FoJMB Newsletter #29, December 2014

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June 2014 Newsletter

The articles in the June 2014 issue of the Friends Newsletter include:

Forthcoming Events
John Muir Festival – Update
Official Opening of the John Muir Way – Update
John Muir at Makars’ Court
Nature’s Beloved Son
Dunbar Primary School ‘Tapestry/Collage’
John Muir and the Scottish Diaspora Tapestry
New promotional film for John Muir Award
Dunbar Primary School’s ‘A Most Unusual Boy’
John Muir at Makars’ […]

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Three Bolts from the Blue

Following Friends’ treasurer Will Collin’s talk to the Gifford Society in late February, he received a phone call from a gentleman in Gifford wishing to donate some books on the history of Dunbar and three John Muir ones to Dunbar and District History Society and Friends.  Will gratefully collected them on 17 March and was […]

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