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PUBLICATIONS

Just published (November 1, 2017). The Streets of Menlo Park: Origins of the Street Names by Bo Crane.  The book price is $27 (covers handling and postage). Send a check for $27 to MPHA, 800 Alma St., Menlo Park, CA 94025. Be sure to indicate that the check is for the Streets book and include your mailing address and any other instructions such as message if this is a gift.  Alternatively, use the Buy Now button above to pay ($27) with your PayPal or credit card account and send instructions by email to mphistorical@yahoo.com . Only if you come in person to the MPHA office during the posted office hours (see home page), handling and postage is waived so in that situation the book can be purchased for $20.

Click HERE to open flyer.

  

Within this book, over 300 separate entries reveal the background of how the street names came to be. How was your street named? What about your neighborhood streets? And if your curiosity is aroused, what about the rest of the City where you live? How did Menlo Park come to be? Menlo Park was incorporated November 23, 1927: 90 years ago this month!    



Menlo Park (Images of America Series, Arcadia Publishing) by Reg McGovern, Janet McGovern, Betty S. Veronico and Nicholas A. Veronico. Published August 2015. Contents include 127 pages of photographs with extended captions, including over 75 photographs donated by MPHA from its historical collections and previously unpublished contemporary photographs by Reg McGovern, a former photographer for the Redwood City Tribune. Copies are available for $20 inc. tax from the MPHA office. You can order from MPHA online for an extra $4 to pay for handling and shipping. Send email to mphistorical@yahoo.com with mailling address and any other instructions (such as message to include if a gift.) Use the Buy Now button to pay with your PayPal or credit card account, or send a check made out to MPHA to MPHA, 800 Alma St, Menlo Park, CA 94025.

Note: The book Menlo Park can also be purchased for $20 inc. tax at the Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce Office and from Kepler's for $22 + tax. It can be ordered from amazon.com for $13.58 + tax + shipping. MPHA earns nothing if the book is purchased this way.


Read Kate Bradshaw's review of Menlo Park (Arcadia Books) in the October 21, 2015, issue of The Almanac.



The Life and Times of Dennis Martin by Bo Crane. Published June 1, 2015$25 (sales tax included) at the office. Special offer for new members: $35 for the book plus 1-year membership. You can also order online for an extra $4 to pay for handling and shipping. Send email to mphistorical@yahoo.com with mailing address and any other instructions (such as message to include if a gift). Use the Buy Now button to pay with your PayPal or credit card account, or send a check made out to MPHA to MPHA, 800 Alma St, Menlo Park, CA 94025.



See also the article about Dennis Martin in The Daily News for Nov. 6, 2015.



Beyond the Gate by Michael Svanevik and Shirley Burgett, published by Menlo Park Historical Association (2000), 187 pp  - paperback only, 8.5x11", spiral bound, $20 a copy at the MPHA office.You can also order online for an extra $4 to pay for handling and shipping. Send email to mphistorical@yahoo.com with mailing address and any other instructions (such as message to include if a gift). Use the Buy Now button to pay with your PayPal or credit card account, or send a check made out to MPHA to MPHA, 800 Alma St, Menlo Park, CA 94025. This publication is also available at Kepler's in Menlo Park and at the San Mateo County History Museum in Redwood City.




                       
                                                                                                                                                                                         
                   Front Cover                                                                                              Page 9                                                                                                           Back Cover








Tales of Old Menlo by John I.Cleese (first published 1994, 2nd ed. 1999) is a 92 page soft cover booklet 5.5x8.5" published by MPHA, $6 a copy, includes tax and shipping to any U.S. address.  Send email to mphistorical@yahoo.com with mailing address and any other instructions (such as message to include if a gift).  Use the Buy Now button to pay with your PayPal or credit card account, or send a check made out to MPHA to MPHA, 800 Alma St, Menlo Park, CA 94025. This publication is also available at the MPHA office (see home page for location and hours) for $5 per copy including sales tax.




                                                      
                                    









Historic Tour of Menlo Park
 (published November 2014, by MPHA) is a free fold-out that describes 28 historic sites in Menlo Park. It includes a map of the historic area and is pre-folded into a 3x8.5 inch size that easily fits into a coat pocket or purse. Copies are available at the MPHA office (see home page for location and hours) or can be ordered by sending email to mphistorical@yahoo.com. A donation of $1 per copy to cover postage and handling would be appreciated for mailed copies. Use the donate button on the home page or send a check made out to MPHA to MPHA, 800 Alma St., Menlo Park, CA 94025.

Copies are also available at:

Main Library's Reference Desk at 800 Alma Street
Belle Haven Branch Library at 413 Ivy Drive
The entryway of the City Administration Building (and also on the wall opposite the City Clerk's counter) at 701 Laurel Street

If you're in a hurry, you can also print your own copy from the PDF file HERE.












OTHER

Blank Note Cards 6x4.5", with reproduction on outer side of a water color of the Menlo Park Train Depot by artist Annie La Point (1992). Pkg of 5 with envelopes for $6.00 including tax and postage can be mailed to any U.S. address. Send email to mphistorical@yahoo.com with mailing address and any other instructions (such as message to include if a gift). Use the Buy Now button to pay with your PayPal or credit card account, or send a check made out to MPHA to MPHA, 800 Alma St, Menlo Park, CA 94025. Packages of 5 are also available at the MPHA office (see home page for location and hours) for $5 each including sales tax.








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Apr 28, 2016, 11:07 AM
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