Carmel Valley Centennial Newspaper Available Online
Carmel Valley Sun Centennial Issue
Now for the first time you can download a full 56-page file of the Centennial Newspaper for your enjoyment. Since it is also “OCR’d” (digitally keyword or phrase searchable), you can also do historical research on the history of Carmel Valley. This rare issue contains many historical articles about Carmel Valley, such as: Ranching, Native Indians, noteworthy families, old schools, Valley Library service history, fire departments, churches, parks, and much more.
* Please be advised that this download could take several minutes, depending on the speed of your connection.
RELATED: The following souvenir program adds many more details on Centennial’s August 1989 scheduled events, its organizers, the Centennial Song, Queen candidates, in addition to a few more historical articles.
Visitors to the History Center lately have probably delighted in viewing the many historic signs hanging from its outside walls. Projects like this can be challenging but are rewarding when visitors give us positive feedback. Or not: some have pointedly asked: “What is that McDonald’s Coming Soon sign doing up there??”
30 minutes. Jeff Ohlson of the Carmel Valley Historical Society gives an overview of the history of Carmel Valley’s Cachagua Fire Department. This presentation takes you from its formative days of the mid-1970s to present. The presentation includes the history of the department’s founders and directors, its volunteer firefighters and their rigorous training, their fire vehicles, its legendary fundraising and community support, and major fire incidents.
We are happy to share with you the results of our latest endeavor – a Virtual Tour of the History Center!
Great news! All of the Historical Society’s old newsletters have now been added to the “Newsletter Archives” page (click on News -> Newsletter Archives).
A comprehensive history of the department recounts its early days to present. It includes many photos of volunteers in training or during actual emergencies.