From the Classroom

George P. McNear

"The following is a student created blog regarding the history of the Petaluma Watershed. This blog is part of a series from students at Casa Grande participating in the Watershed Classroom with educators Paula Biancalana and Jolene Thinnes."

George P. McNear son of John McNear played an important role in Petaluma history as one of the richest men in Petaluma. He was not just any rich man, however, he was the man who donated money to build a school, fire department, and park. He was important in the development of Petaluma and the Petaluma River. He was a civic leader, entrepreneur, and a businessman. 

By Dalya Amado