Larry Clinton

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Name: Larry Clinton
Date registered: June 11, 2012

Biography

In his fifth year as president of the Sausalito Historical Society, Larry Clinton is also past president of the Floating Homes Association, newsletter editor for the Marin Scuba Club, and a volunteer for the Marine Mammal Center. Larry holds a bachelor’s degree from Tufts University, and had a career in financial services marketing before becoming a free-lance writer.

Latest posts

  1. Sausalito’s’ Secret History 062: Marinship — August 20, 2017
  2. Sausalito’s Secret History 061: FHA Tour — August 20, 2017
  3. Sausalito’s Secret History 055: Integrating Marinship — November 7, 2016
  4. Sausalito’s Secret History 056: Sausalito Airport? — November 7, 2016
  5. Sausalito’s Secret History 054 Hearst — May 10, 2016

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sh022: Traffic

Today, downtown Sausalito traffic sometimes crawls.  But this congestion is nothing compared to the 1920s.  

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Sausalito’s Secret History 021: Elephants

Everyone knows the stately elephants at Vina del Mar Plaza, but do you know their names?  

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Sausalito’s Secret History 020: Manganese Mining

The hills of Old Town Sausalito have seen many changes over the last couple of centuries, including a short-lived manganese boom.  

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Sausalito’s Secret History 019: John Reed

William Richardson may have founded Sausalito, but he wasn’t the first white settler here. . .    

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Sausalito’s Secret History 018: The Pond

The area that’s now beautiful Vina del Mar Plaza was once “the symbol of all that was rotten in Sausalito.”  

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Sausalito’s Secret History 017: Van Damme

Who was the ferryboat Charles Van Damme named after?  

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Sausalito’s Secret History 016: Water Street

Once upon a time, sleepy little Water Street almost became a freeway. . .  

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Sausalito’s Secret History 015: Alcatraz

The 1969 Indian “invasion” of Alcatraz was launched from Sausalito’s no name bar. . .  

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Sausalito’s Secret History 014: Marine Mammal Center

Our nearby Marine Mammal Center was the first of its kind in the U.S. . . .

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Sausalito’s Secret History 013: Waldo

We all know Waldo Tunnel, Waldo Grade, and Waldo Point Harbor, but . . . who’s Waldo?  

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Sausalito’s Secret History 012: Marinship

Marinship, which changed the face of Sausalito forever, became operational in just a matter of months in early 1942.  

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Sausalito’s Secret History 011: Strauss

Can you imagine Coney Island in Richardson’s Bay?  It might have happened. . .  

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Sausalito’s Secret History 010: Ice House

The quaint white Ice House in Sausalito’s downtown historic district was originally a piece of Northwestern Pacfic rolling stock . . .  

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Sausalito’s Secret History 009: Jim Corbett

Around the turn of the 20th century, peaceful Sausalito was the scene of a bloody battle featuring heavyweight “Gentleman” Jim Corbett. . .  

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Sausalito’s Secret History 008: Forbes

Forbes Island, the fine dining showplace at Pier 39, actually started as a Sausalito landmark. . .   

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Sausalito’s Secret History 007: Hearst

If the socialites of Sausalito had treated William Randolph Hearst a little nicer, his “castle” may have been built right here. . .  

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Sausalito’s Secret History 006: Underwater Streets

When you visit Sausalito’s famous floating homes, look both ways before crossing an underwater street. . .  

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Sausalito’s Secret History 005: San Francisco Yacht Club

The San Francisco Yacht Club was actually based in Sausalito longer than it ever existed in San Francisco. . .  

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Sausalito’s Secret History 004: Alta Mira

Remember when the Alta Mira was famous for its Ramos Fizzes?  How times have changed. . .  

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Sausalito’s Secret History 003: Baby Face Nelson

The boyish bartender at the old Walhalla beer garden was actually a notorious criminal…  

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Sausalito’s Secret History 002: Sally Stanford

There was a time when the term Madam Mayor had a special meaning in Sausalito . . .

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Sausalito’s Secret History 001: San Francisco

Did you know our little village is as old as San Francisco?

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