VIGNETTE > Camp Tamalpais

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For over a year and a half Historian Chuck Oldenburg has been writing the semi-monthly vignettes about Mill Valley history for the members of the Mill Valley Historical Society.

A VIGNETTE presents historical facts with clarity and accuracy. Descriptions are brief and usually accompanied by a photo. The learning experience should take only about one or two minutes. The February 5th Vignette is titled Camp Tamalpais.

“In 1904, a few of the first folks to buy lots in Homestead Valley occasionally camped out. In 1906, many earthquake refugees became tent campers until they could build a house. In 1908, a developer had a different idea…”
READ THE WHOLE POST HERE

February 2013 Homestead Valley Article

Locust Station and Locust Restaurant MVN 0306A - Courtesy of the Lucretia Little History Room, Mill Valley Public Library

Locust Station and Locust Restaurant
MVN 0306A – Courtesy of the Lucretia Little History Room, Mill Valley Public Library

Our local Homestead Valley historian Chuck Oldenburg has just published his monthly Homestead Headlines article titled “Eating Out in 1938″. You can read it HERE in the “History of Homestead Valley” section of this website.