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LIME KILNS

Historical Landmark

Description:
Tradition is that the lime kilns were built by Russian stonemasons and worked by Indians during the Russian occupation of Sonoma County, which began in the spring of 1812. The Russians probably used the lime to whitewash their windmills, farm buildings, granaries, storehouses, and cattle yards, to tan hides, and to manufacture brick and tile.

Registration Date: 6/20/1935

Location:
City: Olema
County: Marin

Directions:
300 ft W of State Hwy 1 (P.M. 22.1), 4.2 mi S of Olema

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