Robert Louis Stevenson

An hour with Robert Louis Stevenson (and the Carmel Woman's Club).

The life and works of one of our biggest local literary stars, Scotland-born writer Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) will be discussed on Monday March 21, followed by a cup of tea. Join famed Stevenson historian, Santa Rosa-based Roger G. Swearingen, and the Carmel Woman's Club in a literary exploration. Swearingen...
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All-new adaption of Robert Louis Stevenson classic coming to North Tonawanda

For the first time ever, the Ghostlight Theatre is putting on a production adapted and written by a company member. Amanda R. Woomer (Ghostlight Theatre member since 2006) has adapted “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” in the same style as other Ghostlight winter classics such as “Nosferatu: The Legend of Dracula,” “Frankenstein” and “Treasure Island.”

Robert Louis Stevenson State Park: The Complete Guide

4824 Lake County Hwy #4774, Calistoga, CA 94515, USA. Known for containing some of California Wine Country’s more challenging hiking trails, Robert Louis Stevenson State Park spans a whopping 5,272 acres of rugged terrain that includes sections of Sonoma, Lake, and Napa Counties. It’s just one of the several sites...

Unheard Stories About Prominent Historic Figures: Albert Einstein, Theodore Roosevelt, Robert Louis Stevenson

I am a scientist who has a fetish for history. I feel there is an allure to this field — the more you study, the less you can keep yourself from uncovering more. The most exciting aspect is when you realize that something from history is not as you thought it would be, and your notion about that place, idea or person could have been wrong all along. Let’s look at some such facts on prominent figures from history about whom we thought we knew everything.

Robert Louis Stevenson House Reopens

Monterey State Historic Park is happy to announce that the Stevenson House has reopened on Saturdays after a long pandemic closure! Any Saturday, 10am-4pm, stop by the house at 530 Houston Street in Downtown Old Monterey to see a wonderful collection of artifacts from Robert Louis Stevenson and explore the building where he resided in the latter part 1879. Admission is free.
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Robert Louis Stevenson, Joseph, and Sam

As you all know, or should know, Robert Louis Stevenson married Fanny Van de Grift Osbourne in 1880, came to Calistoga and stayed at the original Brannan Hot Springs in a cottage that is now attached to the Sharpsteen Museum. They ultimately moved to the top of Mount St. Helena where Stevenson scribed what would become the book “Silverado Squatters”.