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Stage to Tassajara Hot Springs

Photo Circa 1900

Los Laureles Lodge

Photo Circa 1920

Six-Horse Wagon Team

Photo Circa 1930

Hatton Dairy, Mouth of Carmel Valley

Photo Circa Late 1930’s

Holman Ranch Rodeo

Photo circa 1950

Rosie's Cracker Barrel

Photo Circa 1960

Carmel Valley Trail & Saddle Club (Est. 1956)

Photo Circa 1965

Carmel Valley Vintage Airfield

Photo circa 1990

62nd Santa Fly-In

62nd Santa Fly-In

Since the traditional Santa Fly-In was cancelled in 2020, the 62nd Santa Fly-In of 2021 and following parade through the Village to the Community Park was special. On a beautiful sunny day, Carmel Valleyites and visitors thronged to the old airfield site in the...

Historian Gives Talk to the Community

Historian Gives Talk to the Community

CVHS Historian Elizabeth Barratt is shown giving a talk on Robert Louis Stevenson and Carmel Valley at the Cottages of Carmel this October.The answer to this question was so intriguing that there was an article published in the April 15, 2021 Carmel Pine Cone that...

Historian Gives Talk to the Community

Historian Gives Talk to the Community

CVHS Historian Jeff Ohlson is shown giving a talk on the Carmel Valley Vintage Airfield at the History Center this October.The answer to this question was so intriguing that there was an article published in the April 15, 2021 Carmel Pine Cone that told the real story...

Mystery Solved!

Mystery Solved!

Visitors to the History Center museum may recall the fossil bone displayed in its popular “Mammoth or Mastodon” exhibit. The bone was uncovered in a riverbank after a Carmel River flood years ago and has been on display in the museum since 2014. Since then, it has...