Home of Lord Charles Snowden Fairfax

California State Historic Landmark 679

Plaque exists. Site exists. Landmark location.

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#679 Site of Bird's Nest Glen
The home of "Lord" Charles Snowden Fairfax, pioneer and political leader of the 1850's. Served California as an Assemblyman (1853), Speaker of Assembly (1854), and clerk of the state Supreme Court (1856). Fairfax, a descendant of Scottish barons of the Cameron Fairfax family of Virginia, was involved in the last of California's historic political duels, being host to the principals and friends of the two antagonists.

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Marin Town and Country Club, one block S of intersection of Pastori Ave and Belmont Ave, Fairfax.

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