John Muir Highway Presentation – Today

For the county of Stanislaus An alternative to the Yosemite Gateway Partners would be The Historic Yosemite Highway, however, it  is now invisible for many travelers. Highway J132 established by the State of CA in the 1930s once hosted the Queen of England on here visit to Yosemite National Park. There are Four Gateways and the Historic
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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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JMGC Partners with Mariposa Schools

JMGC Announces Partnership with MCUSD January 31, 2015  Coulterville, CA The John Muir Geotourism Center (JMGC) is pleased to announce that a partnership for exploration toward the improvement of student services is being established with Mariposa County Unified School District (MCUSD), with the addition of Mr. Doug Jensen, a highly qualified administrator to Coulterville High
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Flowers and Books

Grand Opening of Sierra Flowers at the John Muir Geotourism Center On December 6, 2014, a beautiful sunny day in historic Coulterville, the grand opening of Sierra Flowers inside the John Muir Geotourism Center reminded me of a wonderful quote from the great naturist himself: “Handle a book as a bee does a flower, extract
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