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Three kilns shaped out of limestone once heated rock harvested near the banks of Olema Creek down to create lime, which was shipped to San Francisco and likely used to make mortar in the 1850s.    David Briggs

It’s a scavenger hunt to find the Olema lime kilns, relics of a little-known past. Recognized as a historic landmark and maintained by the park service, the centuries-old kilns located just west of Highway 1 between Olema and Bolinas are not marked by a bronze plaque or a formal trail. Yet with some light bushwacking, the . . .

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