Presents from the Past on Display at the Historic J. Gilbert Smith House

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LOS ALTOS, CA (October 23, 2018) –The Los Altos History Museum opens a holiday-themed exhibit for young and old of Christmas gifts from yesteryear. On display November 8th, 2018 through January 6th, 2019 in the J. Gilbert Smith House, “Presents from the Past: A Look Back at Christmas Gift-Giving,” features a collection of iron toys, antique shaving mugs, children’s books and…

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Los Altos History Museum’s Latest Smith House Exhibit Combines History with Paranormal Fun

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LOS ALTOS, CA (September 20, 2018) – In the spirit of Halloween, the Los Altos History Museum unveils a new exhibit in the historic J. Gilbert Smith House, “Superstitions,” running October 4th – November 4th. Visitors will experience a Victorian-era house in mourning, learn how death influenced life, and discover where many folk beliefs about bad luck and death originated. The exhibit is…

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Los Altos History Museum’s Exhibition “Paint the Town” Closes October 7th

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LOS ALTOS, CA (September 19, 2018) – The Los Altos History Museum will hold a closing ceremony for its current exhibition: “Paint the Town II: Echoes of Our Past,”on Sunday, October 7th, from 12-2pm. The exhibition features artwork of historic places, buildings, structures, memorials, and homes that tells the story of our community’s rich history. More than 50 local artists contributed their…

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