For history museum, hunt for money continues
Original post made on Jan 9, 2008
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on Jan 9, 2008 at 7:56 am
What major historical events happened in Palo Alto over the years?
Sounds to me like this history museum is one big ego trip for the people involved.
on Jan 9, 2008 at 9:52 am
Well, maybe it doesn't seem like history when you're living it, but here's an outsider's perspective: Sir Peter Hall wrote an immense book in 1998 called Cities in Civilization that describes 2500 years of western civilization in terms of the cities that typified or created each era. Alongside Athens (500-400BC), London ((1570-1620), New York (1880-1940) and others, he has a chapter on Palo Alto/Silicon Valley (1950-1990), "the Industrialization of Information." You're posting on the internet that nothing of major historical importance ever happened in Palo Alto? Thanks for making me laugh so early in the day.
on Jan 9, 2008 at 9:59 am
KCM--hope you busted a gut laughing