San Rafael Canal: Community’s Lifeline

by Laurie Thompson

San Rafael residents Beatrice Howitt and Alice Oge at the San Rafael Canal September 1913. Anne T. Kent California Room Collection.

The December 12, 1907 Marin Journal highlights the dredging of the San Rafael Canal as vital to the community’s transportation, commerce and recreation needs:

Alice Oge bathing in the San Rafael Canal, Sept. 1913. Anne T. Kent California Room Collection.
Dredging and straightening plan for the San Rafael Canal, Dec. 1907 © Marin Journal

Originally published at https://annetkent.kontribune.com.

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