A Coalition of Creative Mill Valley History and Train Buffs Hopes to Expand Plaza to Include the Historic Engine No. 9 – Here’s How You Can Support Them

A Coalition of Creative Mill Valley History and Train Buffs Hopes to Expand Plaza to Include the Historic Engine No. 9 – Here’s How You Can Support Them

Engine No. 9 As we’ve been reporting regularly over the past three years, Friends of No. 9, the organization formed by the Mill Valley Historical Society, Friends of Mt. Tam, Marin History Museum and others, purchased the Engine No. 9, the only surviving piece...
‘Mapping MV History’ Digs Into the Landmark Mill Valley Lumber Yard

‘Mapping MV History’ Digs Into the Landmark Mill Valley Lumber Yard

The 129-year-old Mill Valley Lumber Yard is one of the oldest landmarks in town and the history of the property is integral to the history of the City of Mill Valley itself. Founded concurrent with the late-19th century origins of Mill Valley and located along one of...
City Council Gives Green Light to Historical Signs Around Town Connecting the Past and Present

City Council Gives Green Light to Historical Signs Around Town Connecting the Past and Present

Mill Valley Historical Society’s historical signs at 130 and 142 Throckmorton Avenue. From the Mill Valley Historical Society and its annual review to the Mill Valley Public Library’s Lucretia Little History Room, the 94941 has long been steeped in its...
Mill Valley Historical Society Invites Kids to Paint a Full-Sized Model of Engine No. 9 Locomotive – Sept. 18, 25 & Oct 2

Mill Valley Historical Society Invites Kids to Paint a Full-Sized Model of Engine No. 9 Locomotive – Sept. 18, 25 & Oct 2

Engine No. 9 Calling all art-loving kiddos: The Mill Valley Historical Society is inviting children and their families to come to the Mill Valley Lumber Yard (129 Miller Ave.) on a trio of upcoming Saturdays – Sept. 18, Sept. 25, and Oct. 2, from 11am to 2pm – to help...
2021 Spirit of Marin Awards to Honor Mill Valley Market, City Manager Alan Piombo – Sept. 24

2021 Spirit of Marin Awards to Honor Mill Valley Market, City Manager Alan Piombo – Sept. 24

Click image for full-size view. In a typical year, the Mill Valley Chamber of Commerce selects a business or “business citizen” of the year at Bank of Marin’s annual Spirit of Marin Awards to be honored for their community contributions and...