John Muir was born in Dunbar, Scotland, on April 21, 1838. He was the third of Daniel and Anne Gilrye Muir's eight children. Muir recalled in The Story of My Boyhood and Youth (1913) that his father was religious and extremely strict, keeping his children in line with frequent whippings. In 1849 the.
He married Louie Strentzel. In the year of 1892, he then founded the Sierra Club, Which then became a leading conservation organization. A very legendary redwood forest near San Francisco was named Muir woods in 1908 is his beloved honor.
John Muir's Birthplace is a four-story stone house in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland.His parents were Daniel Muir and Ann Gilrye. He was the third of eight children: Margaret, Sarah, David, Daniel, Ann and Mary (twins), and the American-born Joanna.Born: April 21, 1838, Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland.