Lyford House

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John Thomas Reed, who founded the Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary, had a mistress named Rosie Verrall. Guests have awoken to her or seen her in passing long after her death in 1964.

(Submitted by Chris Berglund)

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Greenwood Beach Rd
Tiburon, CA 94920
United States

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37.8946789, -122.4960863
Marin County, California
Nearest Towns:
Strawberry, CA (0.7 mi.)
Alto, CA (1.7 mi.)
Marin City, CA (1.9 mi.)
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Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, CA (2.5 mi.)
Sausalito, CA (2.5 mi.)
Tiburon, CA (2.6 mi.)
Corte Madera, CA (2.7 mi.)
Mill Valley, CA (2.8 mi.)
Tamalpais Valley, CA (2.9 mi.)


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