Geotourism and Mother’s Day Weekend in Historic Coulterville

By: Dr. Monty J. Thornburg, JMGC President Mother’s Day weekend marked another historic first for Coulterville and its Geotourism roots. Geotourism as defined by the National Geographic Society, “enhances the historic and natural attributes of a place for both tourists and its citizens.” The John Muir Geotourism Center (JMGC) is the first of its kind
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6th Annual John Muir Festival on May 16th!

Reserve May 16th on your calendars for the 6th Annual John Muir Festival and the 125th Anniversary of Yosemite National Park, when Coulterville celebrates John Muir’s historic walk to Yosemite in 1868 & 1869 before Yosemite became a National Park.  Family fun can be had at multiple venues within Main Street area of Coulterville, including John
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