The answer, in short, is some incredibly community action by some amazing people – small town heroes, so to speak.
The Mill Valley Historical Society is set to honor and remember those people, and their actions that have fueled our town, with its 40th Annual Walk Into History in Sunday, May 28. Beginning at the Outdoor Art Club and ending at the recently restored downtown clock, the one-mile walk looks at the history of the Fire Department and offers encounters with some amazing people who helped make Mill Valley what it is today.
The walk will cover the history of the Mill Valley Fire Department, which began in 1890 as a volunteer force, an organization that continues to this day as the Mill Valley Association of Volunteer Firefighters. The walk will extend around the center of town, with visits from "some amazing people who helped to make Mill Valley what it is today through their creative and generous actions." It concludes at the Downtown Clock.
The walk is approximately one mile long and is expected to take around two hours. Walks leave the OAC every 15 minutes starting at 9:30am and are led by trained volunteer guides with great interest in local history. The last walk leaves the OAC at 3:30pm.
The 411: The Mill Valley Historical Society's 40th Annual Walk Into History is Sunday, May 28. Every 15 minutes, 9:30am-3:30pm. Tix are $10 for students with student ID, $15 for MVHS members and $20 for non-members. Children under 10 are free. Register HERE and reserve your preferred time for free.