The goals of The Mountain View Historical Association are:

• To gather and preserve historical data relative to the early settlement and development of the area in and around the present City of Mount
ain View.

To collect, record, edit and publish a history of the pioneering activities of this area.

To preserve historic objects and places.

To cooperate with other organizations in the Santa Clara Valley on projects deemed worthy by our membership.

Association meetings are open to the General public. The group meets four times per year on the first Sunday in February, May, August and November.

Meetings are held at the Historic Adobe Building located at 157 Moffett Boulevard in Mountain View.
Located at the corner of Moffett Boulevard and Central Expressway the Adobe Building is a nationally registered historic landmark constructed in 1934 under the Works Progress Administration.

Strong community support saved the building from demolition and led to it's restoration in 2001.

Association Officers & Standing Committee Chairs

President: Candace Bowers
Vice President: Vacant
Secretary: Jamil Shaikh
Treasurer: John Figueroa
Past President: Patricia Figueroa
Historical Data: Eugene Sharp
Membership: June Casey
Newsletter Editor: Nick Perry
Ways & Means: Richard Espinosa
Director-at-Large: Nick Galiotto
Director-at-Large: Lisa Roquero Garcia
Hospitality: Helene Hughes
Programs: Vacantr
Publicity: Mary Kay Marinovich

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The Mountain View History Center

The Mountain View History Center's mission is to collect, organize and make available Mountain View historical resources and to promote the city's heritage. It contains the historic archives of both the Mountain View Historical Association and the Mountain View Public Library. Historical books and pamphlets on the history of Mountain View are also available for purchase at the History Center.

Location: Mountain View Public Library
2nd Floor
585 Franklin Street
Mountain View, CA 94041

Hours: The History Center is open to the general public from 1 - 5 pm every Tuesday, and by appointment.

Contact: By telephone at (650) 903-6890 or email


MVHA Spring 2016 Newsletter (PDF 1.34MB)

MVHA Winter 2016 Newsletter (PDF 1.28MB)

MVHA Fall 2015 Newsletter (PDF 1.59MB)

MVHA Summer 2015 Newsletter (PDF 3.21MB)

MVHA Spring 2015 Newsletter (PDF 2.19MB)

MVHA Winter 2015 Newsletter (PDF 2.45MB)

MVHA Fall 2014 Newsletter (PDF 2.13MB)

MVHA Summer 2014 Newsletter (PDF 1.70MB)

MVHA Spring 2014 Newsletter (PDF 1.02MB)

MVHA Winter 2014 Newsletter (PDF 2.30MB)

MVHA Fall 2013 Newsletter (PDF 7.85MB)

MVHA Summer 2013 Newsletter (PDF 1.05MB)

MVHA Spring 2013 Newsletter (PDF 1.3MB)

MVHA Winter 2013 Newsletter (PDF 1.1MB)

MVHA Fall 2012 Newsletter (PDF 1.5MB)

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