Category Archives: Rivers and Waterways

The Theme is The River

On Thursday night July 25th, the Petaluma Historical Library and Museum will present The Theme is the River – an evening with local writers Susan Starbird, Rebecca Lawton, and Jonah Raskin; poets Bill Vartnaw, Patti Trimble, and Donna Emerson; and … Continue reading

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Five Carloads in Three Days

Lately I’ve been researching the importance of river and rail transportation to Petaluma’s history. As I scroll through microfilm copies of local newspapers I come across all sorts of fun articles that provide a snapshot in time for when Petaluma … Continue reading

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