Solano County

Rush Ranch hike to teach about Patwin Indians

By From page A3 | February 09, 2014

SUISUN CITY — A guided walk at Rush Ranch on Feb. 15 will focus on the Patwin Indians, who were the first human inhabitants of Suisun Marsh.

The hike will be from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the open space area in Suisun Marsh. Participants will see an outcropping used for grinding fish and acorns and an example of a Patwin dwelling. They will learn what a typical day might have been like for a Patwin.

Rush Ranch is located at 3521 Grizzly Island Road in Suisun Marsh, about 2 miles south of the Highway 12 and Suisun City. For more information, send an email to [email protected] or call 432-0150, ext. 200.

Rush Ranch is owned and operated by Solano Land Trust, in partnership with the Rush Ranch Educational Council, Access Adventure and the San Francisco Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve.

Reach Barry Eberling at 427-6929 or [email protected] Follow him on Twitter at www.twitter.com/beberlingdr.

Barry Eberling

Barry Eberling

Barry Eberling has been a reporter with the Daily Republic since 1987. He covers Solano County government, transportation, growth and the environment. He received his bachelors of art degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara and his masters degree in journalism from the University of California, Berkeley.

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