There are many similarities to be observed between the 1918 flu and the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to understand how Mill Valley was affected by the 1918 pandemic, I turned to our collection documenting the city’s local history.
In honor of this month’s First Wednesday program sponsored by the Mill Valley Historical Society and Mill Valley Public Library, we are celebrating the work of a myriad of environmentalists and everyday heroes who stepped up to protect open spaces here in Marin and across the country.
Baseball is a primary thorough line in the history of sport and recreation in Mill Valley. Mill Valley old-timers fondly recall the days when youngsters and adults alike would gather to play or watch baseball, whether it was joining pick-up games among youthful friends or watching semipro teams play at Boyle Park.