Point Reyes Station Historic Walking Tours

...stepping back in time...

Lead Guide and Trainer

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Dewey Livingston has acted as the West Marin local historian for over 30 years and is a historian/curator at the Jack Mason Museum of West Marin History. He has long enjoyed working with students at West Marin School, sharing history and occasionally teaching three-dimensional map making. Dewey is also a professional historian, authoring many major studies for the National Park Service, and writes local books and articles. Among these are “Nicasio: The Historic Valley at the Center of Marin,” “In the Heart of Marin: The History of Kentfield and Greenbrae, California,” and “Discovering Historic Ranches at Point Reyes.” He is now working on a comprehensive history of the Point Reyes Peninsula and Tomales Bay area. Dewey and his wife Kerry Munger raised three children in West Marin.


Youth Guides

Ruby Raye Clarke is a lifetime resident of Point Reyes Station and has been a PRSHWT guide since 2013. Ruby enjoys learning more about the history of our community every time she assists on a tour.  She is will be a sophomore at the Branson School in Ross this fall.

Passionate about social justice, Ruby is pleased to be a third year commissioner on the Marin County Youth Commission (MCYC) and is a co-chair and correspondence officer this year; in tandem she is a member of the Communities Mobilizing for a Change on Alcohol (CMCA).  She is an active member of the Point Reyes-Olema 4-H Club and a youth volunteer for the Dance Palace Art program. Ruby enjoys singing and learning to play the guitar, and hiking.

 

Zoë Rocco-Zilber has a passion for theater and has enjoyed working in 7 performances of our local Kids Musical Theatre at the Dance Palace in Point Reyes Station and one performance of Shakespeare at Curtain Theatre in Mill Valley.  She enjoys history and storytelling and looks forward to learning more about her hometown of Point Reyes Station through the Walking Tours Program.  Zoë will be entering 5th grade at West Marin School in Point Reyes Station this fall.

 

 
 

Josh Espulgar-Rowe has been a PRSHWT guide since 2013. Having grown up in Point Reyes Station, he enjoys learning about the history of his small town. Joshua is a member of the Marin County Youth Commission and the Communities Mobilizing for a Change on Alcohol Coalition. He graduated from West Marin School and currently is living in Novato and will be a sophomore at San Domenico in the fall. Josh enjoys riding his mountain bike on the local trails and still thinks of West Marin as home.


Adult Guides

Madeline Nieto Hope has raised her family in West Marin. She has worked in environmental education, resource management and as the Director of the Artists in the Schools program at West Marin-Inverness Schools, and has been an active community organizer and volunteer over the past 20 years.

Madeline currently works as the Director of the Tomales Bay Youth Center, Coastal Coordinator for the West Marin Coalition for Healthy Kids, and with the County of Marin-Department of Public Works as the Waste Education Coordinator for West Marin. Madeline is also a member of the Marin County Cultural Commission and trained as a sculptor and educator. She is an artists member of the Gallery Route One and a regular exhibitor; much of her work reflects a history of materials and the intersection with the world we live in today. 

 

Meg Linden has lived in Inverness Park for over 45 years. When she retired from her job as a librarian in San Francisco in 1992, she started getting involved in the community, volunteering at the Dance Palace and the Point Reyes Station Library. She was on the Board of Tomales Bay Library Association (TBLA) at the time they were pressing for a new and larger library and helped coordinate volunteers for the library move.  A few years ago she again agreed to serve on TBLA, where she is the Treasurer. She has been an active member of the Inverness Garden Club since 1994.

In July 2008 she joined the Museum Committee of the Inverness Foundation and serves as Treasurer there. She also describes acquisitions in the Museum’s database, researches questions, writes articles for its newsletter Under the Gables, and prepares exhibits.