The 1989 Carmel Valley Centennial, But Was It?
Jul 26, 2019
Free admission at the sunny Carmel Valley Community Park: Live music, arts and crafts booths, plenty of food, and train rides.
New Carmel Valley History Center exhibit showcases this huge community celebration 30 years ago that actually was held in the wrong year-a recently discovered historical surprise! It was a gala affair by every account and evolved into today’s annual Fiesta, held this year August 3-4.
Stop by the History Center Museum during Fiesta hours (Saturday: 10-6/Sunday: 10-5) to learn about this great story.
The History Center is located at 77 W. Carmel Valley Road.
Now for the first time you can download a full 56-page file of the Centennial Newspaper for your enjoyment. 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.
We love our volunteers! Volunteer docents, new and current, participated in a recent training meeting held at the History Center. All aspects of being a docent were reviewed such as opening & closing, greeting visitors, overview of exhibits, general administrative and...
There was lots of good food and wine at this year’s Christmas Party. Around 70 people came for the event on a day that threatened rain and wind. The party fell on the 6th Anniversary of the History Center: Dec. 7, 2019. Old friends reunited and welcomed new friends,...
Historical Society historian Jeff Ohlson presented a talk at the Salinas Church of the Good Shepherd’s Double Nickels luncheon group on September 11, 2019. The subject was “A History of Ranching in Carmel Valley” which was based on his book of the same title.
Hats off to all the volunteers who made the Rummage Sale happen The "Better than Rummage Sale" fundraiser at the end of September by CVHS & CV Kiwanis was a whopping success! Shoppers were delighted with the huge selection of quality collectibles, housewares,...
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