Legendary Locals of Mill Valley by Joyce Kleiner

By Joyce Kleiner

because the 1800s, Mill Valley has attracted lively freethinkers, marketers, nature fans, rabble-rousers, and various rock stars. Early Mill Valley booster Sidney Cushing inspired tourism with a educate up Mount Tamalpais known as �the Crookedest Railroad within the World.� Laura White, extra all for retaining Mill Valley�s normal attractiveness than attracting extra humans, introduced the city its �Outdoor artwork membership� and a convention of conservationism. Vera Schultz broke the glass ceiling of neighborhood politics in 1946, and in 1973, 10-year-old Jenny Fulle�s letter to President Nixon replaced the way forward for America�s woman athletes. while an straight forward college instructor named Rita Abrams wrote a music approximately why she enjoyed Mill Valley, it turned a countrywide hit; so did a music concerning the center of rock and roll, written by way of neighborhood boy Huey Lewis, who had attended that very same institution. The tales of Mill Valley�s mythical locals�whether from 1890 or 1980�are occasionally heartbreaking, occasionally inspiring, usually funny, and continually fascinating.

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