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…”