Sunday, June 21, 2015

A visit to the original Mill Valley Library and then hiking up Mount Tamalpais via the Temelpa Trail: 21 June 2015



The route up Mount Tamalpais. The approximate distance traveled as tracked by GPS was 5.7 miles. The approximate cumulative elevation gain was 1,546 feet. Mile markers are shown on the route’s track
This graph shows the elevation changes encountered during the ramble.



A photograph of the original Mill Valley Library under construction in 1911. It was located at 52 Lovell Avenue.
The library at 52 Lovell Avenue was closed in 1966, and a new library was built at 375 Throckmorton Avenue, which is where the library is still located. The library building at 52 Lovell was sold in 1966, and it is currently being used as a single family residence. This is a recent photo of 52 Lovell Avenue.

A concise history of the original Mill Valley Library, which was endowed by the Carnegie Foundation.
A view of Bald Hill with Mount St Helena in the background, beyond the fog bank.
A view of three southern Marin water reservoirs. They are Lake Lagunitas Reservoir, Bon Tempe Lake Reservoir, and Alpine Lake Reservoir.

A madrone tree.


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