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On Palo Alto you can find stories and photographs of Palo Alto's past.  Take a look back at the history of the El Palo Alto Tree, relive the political rumble that was the 1967 Palo Alto City Council recall elections, celebrate the history and renovation of Stanford Theatre and much more.  Click below to find our stories, historical maps, then & now photos and books to order and purchase.   And send us your memories of Palo Alto as you remember it!


Introducing our new ebook, Palo Alto History for Kids!

Palo Alto History for Kids brings our city's history alive for elementary school students.  Written by former Duveneck Elementary School teacher Matt Bowling, this ebook features scavenger hunts, projects, trips and games which add a new dimension to the city history that 3rd graders study in Palo Alto elementary schools.  

Topics include the Baylands, muralist Greg Brown, the Bol Park donkeys, the California Avenue civic "art gallery" and much more.  Most activities call for students to visit the places mentioned in the book in order to take photographs, find clues or do other related projects. 

Palo Alto History for Kids

$ 9.99 USD

Buy the ebook today!  The ebook will be sent to you within 24 Hours time.  As part of your purchase you are also able to communicate via email with the author Matt Bowling to get any help needed in making your child's experience with the book fun, enjoyable and educational.

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