FoJMB 25th Anniversary Timeline

FoJMB 25th Anniversary Timeline

After the business of the Extraordinary General Meeting on 14th August 2019 I gave a short presentation about the achievements and milestones of DJMA/FoJMB over the past 25 years (see link below). This was followed by a short discussion – to be continued at a...
FoJMB 25th Anniversary Timeline

EGM Outcome

Twelve members of Friends of John Muir’s Birthplace (FoJMB) attended the Extraordinary General Meeting on 14th August 2019. Nine members presented their apologies and, of these, six had given written permission to have the Chair, or a named attendee, to cast a proxy...
FoJMB 25th Anniversary Timeline

John Muir in Canada: a talk by Robert Burcher

As mentioned in the ‘Stop Press: Robert Burcher’s Visit to Dunbar’ article in the Spring 2019 Newsletter, Robert – a Muir enthusiast from Meaford, Canada – has very kindly offered to give an illustrated talk about the “Canadian John Muir” when he visits Dunbar....
FoJMB 25th Anniversary Timeline

Muir and Meaford

It was disbelief when I saw the abandoned historic plaque in the Epping Lookout that stated that John Muir had lived in my valley – here in Ontario Canada – during the 1800’s. I never knew that! But with some sleuthing in museums and old textbooks I did find that it...
FoJMB 25th Anniversary Timeline

Robert Burcher

I am a retired newspaper photographer who has had an interest in John Muir for decades. I live close to Meaford Ontario Canada where Muir spent the years from 1864 to 1866. During that time period the Civil War in the USA was raging. During the 1990’s I was a member...