Not to play favorites, but I think Larkspur may be the loveliest town in Marin, even though I live in and simply love living in San Rafael. There is something about Larkspur that is so very charming, though, that tends to feed the soul just passing through. The wife of a major developer, Charles Wright, named this beautiful area for the lupine she found there, mistakenly identifying it as Larkspur. The downtown / Magnolia Avenue area is listed in the National Register of Historic Places as an irreplaceable American
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