The Carmel Valley History Center ROCKS!
Sep 18, 2018
Don’t miss our newest exhibit, coming soon
THE GEOLOGY OF CARMEL VALLEY
Plan to join us on Saturday, September 22nd from 4:00 – 6:00pm and enjoy light bites & a beverage while you learn about this fascinating subject.
Society members looking forward to new Geology exhibit
This exhibit explores, in an interesting and understandable way, the Earth processes from the movement of tectonic plates to the lives of marine microorganisms that have formed Carmel Valley. By examining its rocks, we learn how they are important to understanding the tectonic history of California.
This exhibit was curated by Seth Williams, a geologist, who is currently a PhD. Candidate in Geomorphology at the University of Washington in Seattle.
Carmel Valley Historical Society volunteers Jeff Ohlson and Reggie Jones give an overview of the Apollo moon missions and explain in detail how Carmel Valley’s Jamesburg Earth Station was a key link in bringing the Apollo 11 Moonwalk to TV viewers on earth.
L-R: Gary Tate, Kim Williams, Dave Terdy, Cherie Ohlson, Richard Barratt, Elizabeth Barratt, Maxine Callihan, Jeff Ohlson At their May 8, 2019 Board of Directors meeting, the Historical Society welcomed new Board members Richard and Elizabeth Barratt. Both Richard and...
The Society’s yearly All-Member meeting held on Saturday, April 13, 2019. All were presented with a “State of the Society” overview by President Kim Williams followed by a great lineup of beverages, fruits, and cookies while catching up with old friends as well as meeting new ones.
In 1962 Marilyn Sanders (1932-2108) and her husband Jim settled in Carmel Valley where they raised their family and were both very active in community affairs. Having had a long penchant for history, she wrote her history of Rosie’s Cracker Barrel in the 1990s and it became a best seller on the Peninsula.
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.
Saturdays, 1 to 4 pm
Sundays, 11 am to 2 pm
By appointment only