First Wednesday Program

The March 2015 MVHS First Wednesday Presentation Report

The March 2015 Mill Valley Historical Society First Wednesday presentation featured Paul Liberatore. Paul was joined by musician and Mill Valley resident Jimmy Dillon. Liberatore has worked at the Marin Independent Journal since 1989 and been on the pulse of local and national cultural events. In addition to writing features and columns about the arts,…

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Feb. First Wednesday Speaker Event – Laurie Cohen

      The Historical Society is pleased to present Laurie Cohen, founder and Director of Mill Valley Philharmonic. Ms. Cohen will discuss the formation, development and future of Mill Valley Philharmonic. February 4, 7:30pm – Click HERE for the full details.

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Dipsea “The Greatest Race” – Barry Spitz

On June 5th, Local Dipsea and Mill Valley historian, Barry Spitz spoke to the Mill Valley Historical Society at the final First Wednesday presentation of the 2013 season.  A crowd of 70 guests looked on as Barry shared 35 historic slides and anecdotes of Dipsea champions, many of them from Mill Valley.   Also in…

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Report on April 1st Wednesday Program

Doug Ferguson gave a very interesting talk and showed a short film on the history of Marincello at the April First Wednesday Program. As he was one of the lawyers involved from the very beginning in fighting the development project, he had first hand information about the battle. What a story. A city of over 20,000 people…

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