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Welcome to the Mill Valley Historical Society

The Old Mill, built by John Thomas Reed around 1836. MVN1328 – Courtesy of the Lucretia Little History Room, Mill Valley Public Library

This website serves to keep our members and visitors informed about the many activities as well as the extensive historical archives pertaining to and related to the history of Mill Valley, California.  If you are not already a member of the Mill Valley Historical Society, whether you live in the area or not we warmly encourage you to go to the BECOME A MEMBER page and see what a yearly bargain it is to join.
We invite all those with an affection for Mill Valley to join and learn about the charming history of this little historic town at the base of Mount Tamalpais. Check the CALENDAR for past and upcoming events and programs. See the news posts below for the latest historical news about Mill Valley and Southern Marin. You can search the posts by the keywords that are listed on the sidebar. And please consider making a DONATION in support of our mission. We hope you enjoy your stay at www.mvhistory.org.

2016 Walk into History – Sunday, May 22, 2016

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2016 Walk Poster 22016 Walk into History – Sunday, May 22
“Walk on the Sunnyside!”

From haunted houses to bodies uncovered during construction work and a spunky girl changing the course of Little League baseball, this year’s Walk into History journeys back into time when speakeasies and taverns populated the streets. Find out about the development of Boyle Park as well as the architects who designed schools, churches and houses as your Walk on the Sunny Side of Mill Valley, the Sunnyside and Buena Vista neighborhoods.
Tours leave from Outdoor Art Club every 15 minutes 9:30am – 4:00 pm. TICKETS HERE or at the door on day of the event. MVHS Members – $15, Non-members – $20, Teens with student ID – $10, Under 10 – Free No strollers. No Dogs.

The Annual MVHS 2016 “Walk into History”

2016 Walk into History – Sunday, May 22
“Walk on the Sunnyside!”

From haunted houses to bodies uncovered during construction work and a spunky girl changing the course of Little League baseball, this year’s Walk into History journeys back into time when speakeasies and taverns populated the streets. Find out about the development of Boyle Park as well as the architects who designed schools, churches and houses as your Walk on the Sunny Side of Mill Valley, the Sunnyside and Buena Vista neighborhoods.
Tours leave from Outdoor Art Club every 15 minutes 9:30am – 4:00 pm. TICKETS HERE or at the door on day of the event. MVHS Members – $15, Non-members – $20, Teens with student ID – $10, Under 10 – Free No strollers. No Dogs.

2016 Walk Poster 2