About Us

Welcome To Palo Alto Sign
Roadside sign welcoming visitors to Palo Alto

The Palo Alto Historical Association is a tax-exempt organization under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3) Tax ID 94-6102933. The Association was established in its present form in 1948 as a successor to an earlier organization founded in 1913.

The main objectives of the Association are:

The Palo Alto Historical Association maintains the historic archives for the City of Palo Alto. The Guy Miller Archives, as they are known, are housed at Cubberley Community Center, Room K-7, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, CA 94306. The Association has an office in the Museum of American Heritage (the Williams House) at 351 Homer Avenue.

The Palo Alto Historical Association is governed by a Board of Directors. The Board meets the first Wednesday of each month (except August).

We present programs typically the first Sunday of the month October through May as well as an Annual Meeting in June. Check the Programs page for details of upcoming meetings including dates, time and location.

Contact Us

Palo Alto Historical Association
P.O. Box 193
Palo Alto, CA 94302
(650) 329-2353