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[ July 30, 2017 to October 5, 2017. ] The second Friends’ exhibition of 2017, ‘John Muir & Geology’, runs in the Birthplace from July 30th until October 5th and explores John Muir’s passion for geology and the role this played in his own adventures and discoveries.
In addition to the 8 exhibition panels and the display case contents, Ross Combe has also commissioned a […]
[ May 13, 2017; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] ‘The Artistic Expressions of John Muir’
A talk by
Dunbar Town House – Saturday 13 May
beginning at 7.00pm but come along from 6.30pm
Mike is Head of Special Collections at the University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA., and one of his principal roles is as curator of the John Muir Papers and over a dozen Muir related […]
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 […]
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