Marin’s pioneer Sais family left their names behind in Fairfax and San Anselmo streets.
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The Greening of Marin
In the 1800s, the Irish flocked to the United States to earn a living and worship in peace. As new citizens, they contributed much to America and Northern California.
This Land is MY Land.
Diseños were hand-drawn maps confirming ownership of Mexican land grants in the mid-1800s. Farming and cattle empires grew and shrank as Marin pioneers bought, sold, and traded diseño patented land.