Events, Lectures

Walking Tour of Drakes Bay with Mike Von der Porten

When: Sat., July 27, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 2019

Four hundred forty years ago this summer, Francis Drake arrived on our northern California shores. Shortly after, two other visitors, Cermeno (1595) and Vizcaino (1603), brought Europeans face-to-face with Native Californians. Then, for two centuries, the Europeans disappeared. Learn about these early visitors and take a hike to the Drake landing site at Drakes Bay. Mike Von der Porten will lead the hike. Schedule: 10 AM – meet in the Auditorium at the Bear Valley Visitor Center at Point Reyes National Seashore for a discussion of the three voyages, a look at the large model of the Golden

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