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Opening Reception this Saturday, December 3

Lucille Lorge and Randy Vanderbilt present

200 Years of Castro Valley History

A visual history of Castro Valley from the Ohlone Indians to the present day.

Reception: Saturday, December 3, 1pm-3pm
All are invited!  The event is free and open to the public.
On View December 3, 2016 thru January 7, 2017
from 11am-3pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturdays

Gallery is closed December 24 and 31.

This engaging exhibition is a visual history of Castro Valley’s history curated by local Castro Valley Historian Lucille Lorge and Randy Vanderbilt. Learn about Castro Valley’s history from the Ohlone Indians to the present day. Learn about the Ohlone Jalquine and Seunen-e, learn about the Gold Rush era, Don Guillermo Castro, “Hayward’s Hotel,” the first Castro Valley schools, the “chicken coop library,” and more. Watch films, aerial footage, and home movies through the decades as we “Cruise the Boulevard through the early days of Castro Valley.” These fifteen minutes of film are selected outtakes of a collection of several hours of film that have been recently discovered and edited together for your enjoyment.


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