Welcome back to Marin’s first online interactive museum!

What is MarinNostalgia.org? Launched in 2006 by lifelong resident and Marin County Realtor Jason Lewis, MarinNostalgia is a virtual time machine.  The more visitors who contribute their memories, photos, and videos of Marin’s colorful past from the 1950s to the 1990s, the more meaningful and entertaining MarinNostalgia will become..  Please help spread the word (e.g. LIKE on Facebook) and, most importantly, don’t be shy.  Share a memory!

January 12, 2014: I’ve created a new MarinNostalgia Group on Facebook.  Click to join the discussion.



What favorite Marin place or event are you dying to see again?  Click MOST WANTED to make your request for photos, videos, and/or memories.

Peacock Feather, Anyone?

Ever wonder why Marin County is often associated with peacock feathers?  CLICK to watch “I Want It All Now” — an NBC news report — that seared some wild stereotypes about Marin into the national consciousness in 1978.

New Feature

Click BANDS to view Marin’s homegrown musical acts from the 1950s to the 1990s

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Got photos or old home movies of classic Marin?

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Do you have an old photo or video of something about Marin that is different than it is today?  If so, PLEASE don’t throw it away!  It’s HISTORY!  Let’s scan it and put it up on MarinNostalgia.org for everyone to reflect upon and enjoy.  And don’t hesitate to leave comments on stuff you see on this site.  Your written memories are just as important as photos.

Please email Jason Lewis to send in your photos.

Enjoy! — Jason

Discuss Your Memories in the MarinNostalgia Forum

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  • MarinNostalgia

    THE place to see and discuss your classic Marin County photos and stories.
    Anthony Ant Eat Er
    Anthony Ant Eat Eron July 28, 2014 3:05 am
    Hey Y'all, I'm currently filming a biopic doc and collecting stories for a new Book on the cultural landscape Of Janis and would love to interview anyone willing to express there love for Janis or experiences they've had encountering her in the past. I'll be in San Francisco from the 29th to the 10th of August if anyone is interested in participating. I can be reached at JANISJOPLINCOMMUNICATION@GMAIL.COM OR MY CELL AT 626.367.3559 Thanks! XOXO
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    Pat Heaney Malone
    Pat Heaney Maloneon June 19, 2014 3:50 pm
    Anyone remember SunnyHills Orphanage in San Anselmo?
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    Virgil Clay Samples
    Virgil Clay Sampleson June 5, 2014 2:13 am
    Thanks For Inviting me to this Page Ray Kristjan Poteet ! Now How Many Attended Oliver Hartzell Elementry School in Terra Linda ???
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    Cheyenne Levi
    Cheyenne Levion May 19, 2014 12:26 am
    Cori Sullivan-Castro you have to check out this site - you have your finger on the music pulse of Marin!
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    Cheyenne Levi
    Cheyenne Levion May 19, 2014 12:24 am
    Sam Andrew you have to check out this website!!! You have AWESOME stories to share!!!
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