Who knew? The gristmill stones in the garden of the Outdoor Art Club are probably the oldest historical artifacts in Mill Valley, dating from mid-19th century rancho life in the Mexican territory of Alta California! Found on the property of Irish-born “Californio” John T. Reed’s adobe home site near what is now Locke and LaGoma…

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Thanks to all who attended and spoke at the lovely event on Saturday March 28th for the installation of the plaque marking the spot of John Thomas Reed’s 1843 adobe home. Great weather, great speakers, the participation of Reed family members and Miwok descendants, all contributed a moving tribute to the intrepid spirit of those…

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Mill Valley Historical Society Dedication of Reed Adobe Plaque Corner of La Goma Street & Locke Lane Sat., March 28, 11:30 AM Please join the MVHS, John Reed’s descendants, and Mill  Valley dignitaries for the dedication of this interpretive plaque marking the site of the adobe home of Mill Valley pioneer John Reed.  

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Dear Members and Friends of the Mill Valley Historical Society: We hope that you had an opportunity to read the article in the January 1st Marin Independent Journal, “Historic Mill Valley trails map mural proposed for Old Mill Park“. Some may already know the story of the salvaging of the map from the side of…

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