Miwok Meadows #1
Miwok Meadows #2
White Hill

Territory: Habasto

The Habasto were a Coast Miwok tribelet that controlled the eastern side of the Marin Peninsula, Point San Pedro, and the small valleys to its north and south. The Habasto also held the upper reaches of San Anselmo Creek.

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Miwok Meadows #1

Miwok Meadows #1Shellmound midden at the mouth of Miwok Meadows in China Camp State ParkElevation 25 ft.There are three known shellmounds in this general vicinity. We’ve found two. The map accompanying N. C. Nelson’s Shellmounds of the San Francisco Bay Region showed eleven shellmounds along this stretch of shoreline. Undoubtedly this was one of them.This […]

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Miwok Meadows #2

Miwok Meadows #2Shellmound midden at the head of Miwok Meadows in China Camp State ParkElevation 43 ft.Looking over the mound with San Pablo Bay and the Napa Hills in the background. There was a Miwok village at this site. The map accompanying N. C. Nelson’s Shellmounds of the San Francisco Bay Region showed eleven shellmounds […]

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White Hill

White Hillsttacked rock walls forming an obtuse angle.Elevation 1128 ft.The park ranger who checked up on us while we were exploring the wall claimed the original land grantee had Indian laborers construct it. “The Miwok didn’t build walls,” he assured us. The wall marks part of the boundary between the San Geronimo and Punta de […]