Anderson Marsh State Historic Park- A Walking History, Prehistory, Flora, and Fauna Tour of a California State Park

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9780967398105: Anderson Marsh State Historic Park- A Walking History, Prehistory, Flora, and Fauna Tour of a California State Park

Anderson Marsh is comprised of over 1,000 acres of wetlands, oak woodlands, and grasslands. It is located in Lake County, California, on Clear Lake. There are at least 30 Native American archaeological sites located here, some of which are over 10,000 years old. Along with its prehistoric past, Anderson Marsh has a rich history of European settlement - the Grigsby's in the 1850s and the Anderson's in the 1880s. This book outlines the making of the park, its history, and prehistory. Subsequent chapters weave rich details of the park, such as its flora, fauna, Pomo Indian lifeways, basketry, and mythology into a narrative which takes the reader along each of the four park trails.

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"...Scavone's ... approach to history, both natural and human, has prompted me to put ... Marsh on my 'must walk soon' list." -- Gaye LeBaron, Historian and Journalist

"...not only a full and wonderful ... but an important model of how such a study should be done." -- Greg Sarris, Professor of English at UCLA and Author: Grand Avenue, and Watermelon Nights

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Scavone, Kathleen
Published by Bradford Creek Publishers (1999)
ISBN 10: 096739810X ISBN 13: 9780967398105
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