Burrell Mansion

Burrell Mansion (HM1M4A)

Location: Novato, CA 94945 Marin County
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N 38° 9.155', W 122° 34.275'

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A major stylistic change occurred in 1911 when James Burdell (Galen and Mary's son), hired a contractor for the then princely sum of $15,000 to expand and convert the wood frame building into a 26-room mansion. Interior fireplaces and a second story veranda were added. A row of white columns lined the facade toward the garden. The gabled roof was replaced with a flat roof, and stucco was applied to the exterior of the building. With the addition of electric lighting, the Burdell home became the premier residence in Marin County.
The mansion and ranch remained in the Burdell family until 1943, when it was sold to Court Harrington. Several changes of ownership followed during the nest 25 years.
An electrical fire severely damaged the building at 5:00 A.M. on February 2, 1969.
HM NumberHM1M4A
Placed ByCalifornia State Parks
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 at 10:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 537565 N 4222831
Decimal Degrees38.15258333, -122.57125000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 9.155', W 122° 34.275'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 9' 9.3" N, 122° 34' 16.5" W
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Area Code(s)415
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Unnamed Road, Novato CA 94945, US
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