What’s New in the Barn

History Center Hosts Monterey Regional Roundtable Meeting

Our guest speaker Linda Yamane gave an interesting talk on the authentic materials and techniques used in Indian basket weaving. Linda's in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience of the subject captured the full attention of all present. For the first time, CVHS...

Legendary Western Artist Jack Swanson Visits Museum

Mr. Jack Swanson and his wife Sally with daughter Kris recently visited the History Center. Mr. Swanson honored our library collection by donating an autographed copy of his book "The Life & Times of a Western Artist" which is about his life as well as his famous...

1965 News Article Holds Special Meaning for Martha Karstens

Martha Karstens is shown holding a copy of the 1965 Monterey Herald article featuring her parents, James and Margaret Ziegler. The newspaper article was donated to her by the Carmel Valley Historical Society after Martha lost her home and all belongings in the...

Annual General Membership Meeting Held on March 8, 2014

President Reggie Jones welcomed everybody present to the annual membership meeting and introduced the current board members. He then recognized outgoing board members Stephanie Culbert, June Taylor, and Maurice Wolfe for their long and outstanding service for the...

CVHS Float in Santa’s Fly-In Parade

The Carmel Valley Airfield hosted its 55th Santa Claus fly-in on December 14, 2014. Santa now flies in by helicopter followed by the traditional Santa Parade from the Airfield through the Village and on to the Community Park. The Carmel Valley Historical Society was...

First Visitor welcomed to History Center!

After our Grand Opening on December 7th, we began our normal hours of operation on Friday, December 13, 2013.  The first visitor to our museum was Leon Reo from New Mexico, a Navajo Indian descendant.  Leon had more than a casual interest in the Native American Indian...

Berta Saddle Prepped for Display

Bob Mattson poses in his shop at the Farm Center with Leo Berta's 80-yr-old saddle. Carmel Valley Historical Society Board Member Jeff Ohlson was drafted into service to clean and condition the well-worn artifact. Look for it on display when our museum opens December...

Grand Opening of the Carmel Valley History Center December 7th, 2013

Opening day is almost here and you are invited! Mark your calendars for Saturday, December 7, 2013, from 2 to 4 o’clock in the afternoon.  That’s when the Historical Society will proudly show off Carmel Valley’s very own historical museum. Oh, and by the way, we will...

Call for stuffed local wildlife

Does anyone have well preserved stuffed local wildlife to donate? During the time our archives were stored in our outside container a golden eagle, a hawk, and several other stuffed animals indigenous to Carmel Valley were damaged beyond repair by a mouse that somehow...

2016 PARTY IN THE VILLAGE! Held at Hidden Valley

An enthusiastic crowd attended last Saturday night's Party in the Village! which was sponsored by Hidden Valley Music Seminars and benefited the Carmel Valley Village Improvement Committee and the Carmel Valley Historical Society. The crowd enjoyed food catered by...

Carmel Valley Historical Society
P.O. Box 1612
Carmel Valley, CA 93924
info@carmelvalleyhistoricalsociety.org
Museum Hours
Fridays & Saturdays, 12 to 4 pm
Sundays, 11 am to 2 pm
Library Hours
By appointment only
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