$10 – $15

Walking Tour: Montclair Village - Oakland's Early Hill Town

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In front of Montclair Branch Library

1687 Mountain Boulevard

Oakland, CA 94611

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Explore the history and architecture of Montclair Village, a vibrant hill community. From the early toll road to the freeway, learn about Montclair's social, residential, and commercial development. Montclair's distinctive buildings - the fire station, women's club, recreation center, library, and more will be featured on this walk. A gently sloping walk with some unpaved areas.

Leader: Kathleen DiGiovanni is a long-time Oakland Heritage Alliance walking tour leader and a regular contributor to the OHA News. A librarian at the Oakland Public Library, Kathleen has logged thousands of hours working in the Oakland History Room, promoting and guiding exploration of Oakland's history through the library's rich resources. She thinks it's the best job in the world. In addition to this year's Brooklyn and Montclair Village tours, Kathleen has also led walking tours for OHA in Lakeside Park, Fernwood, Glenview, and Oakland Women’s History tours.

This event is sponsored by the Oakland Heritage Alliance. Join or renew OHA membership for a $10 discount off member price.

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In front of Montclair Branch Library

1687 Mountain Boulevard

Oakland, CA 94611

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