Robert Louis Stevenson Memorial Park

California State Historic Landmark 710

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This tablet placed by the club women of Napa County marks the site of the cabin occupied in 1880 by Robert Louis Stevenson and bride while he wrote "Silverado Squatters."
"Doomed to know not Winter only Spring, a being trod the flowery April blithely for a while took his fill of music, joy of thought and seeing came and stayed and went nor ever ceased to smile." Robert Louis Stevenson.
May 7, 1911

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Hwy 29, 7.5 mi NE of Calistoga (PM 45.5), then 1 mile on trail to site.


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Donald Laird