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Loma Prieta Elementary School

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23800 Summit Rd
Los Gatos, CA 95066 United States

March 2017

Local History Talk: First People Meet Second People

March 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Loma Prieta Elementary School, 23800 Summit Rd
Los Gatos, CA 95066 United States

Ohlone Indians and Early Spanish explorations of the San Francisco Peninsula. A presentation by Mark G. Hylkema, State Parks Archaeologist. In 1769, the first Spanish land expedition in California inadvertently discovered San Francisco Bay. They encountered numerous tribal communities that lived in a bountiful landscape but could not know that the mosaic of tribal communities had adapted to several major environmental transitions over a period of at least 12,000 years. Archaeological research has found that tribes spread along the San…

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