Exhibits

History of the Morey Family

Steve presented his slides, beginning with the 1860 Boston census listing of his great- grandfather Henry H.B. “Harry” Morey, then six-years-old, who came to San Francisco in the 1870s. One of the family businesses, Peninsula Building Materials, was founded on El Camino Real in the year 1923—100 years ago in 2023.
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How Ken Kesey and Kepler's Created Silicon Valley

Kepler's served as a beacon for intellectuals which created the perfect environment to produce Silicon Valley
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The Streets of Menlo Park: Origins of the Street Names

Learn about how Alma, Middlefield, Santa Cruz, Sand Hill, Willow, Valparaiso and more got their names
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Rancho de las Pulgas

Rancho de las Pulgas was a 35,240-acre (142.6 km2) 1795 Spanish land grant in present-day San Mateo County, California to José Darío Argüello.
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Plaques of Menlo Park

Directory of various plaques that can be found across town
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Notable People from Menlo Park

A list of famous people from Menlo Park
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Historical Landmarks

Portola Journey's End, Twentieth Century Folk Art Environments, Menlo Park Railroad Station
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Historic Places

Menlo Park Railroad Station, Church of Nativity, Barron-Latham-Hopkins Gate Lodge
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Early Hotels

A brief review of Menlo Park's first three hotels
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Dennis Oliver

He came to San Francisco for the gold, ended up with a paint business, and left us with a fantastically detailed diary of his time in Menlo Park
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Dennis Martin

These notes are part of a long term project by the Menlo Park Historical Association to identify and document the history of all the plaques in Menlo Park.
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Churches of Menlo Park

Notes on the history of Menlo Park's historical churches
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Camp Fremont

Camp Fremont was built in 1914 to train the 41st National Guard Division on the site where Fremont Memorial Park is today.
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Art in Menlo

Rachel Bentley's watercolors and the early years of the Grateful Dead
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