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For Immediate Release

Final Phase of Redwood City’s “Path of History”  to be Unveiled

Redwood City, CA - July 26, 2012 - Redwood City’s history has always been a source of great pride for the community, particularly Downtown where there are many well-preserved examples of historic structures and points of interest. These historic icons are compiled and honored as the City’s Path of History program. In 2010, the City dedicated an historical information kiosk and unique commemorative sculpture, on the plaza near Wells Fargo Bank, at the corner of Broadway and Main Street.

Now, the City invites the community to join Councilmembers Ian Bain and Barbara Pierce along with other dignitaries and involved community members to honor Redwood City’s rich past with the ceremonial unveiling of the final element of the Path of History self-guided walk – the completed installation of all twelve historic plaques at various sites Downtown, with their locations listed in the beautiful Path of History brochure which is available free to the public

  • Thursday, August 9, 2012, 6 pm
    2209 Broadway
    On the sidewalk in front of Club Fox

In addition to the historic informational kiosk and unique commemorative sculpture, the Path of History program provides a self-guided walking tour of historic Downtown that celebrates the exciting origins of Redwood City. This ceremony and celebration will mark the opportunity for the entire community to learn more about our past, enjoy our Downtown’s remarkable history, and share this important aspect of our community with future generations.

Redwood City, its Historic Resources Advisory Committee, and its Planning Commission have been working for several years on the Path of History project. This wonderful Downtown attraction which will draw people to enjoy and appreciate historic Redwood City. Visitors can start anywhere on the Path, but the corner of Broadway and Main is the ideal location to begin an historic journey Downtown.

Special thanks are due to the sponsors and participants in creating Redwood City’s Path of History: Wells Fargo Bank, Redwood City and its Civic Cultural Commission, Peter and Paula Uccelli Foundation, Redwood City Library Archives Committee, A.J. Guaspari of Fable, Inc., A and F Engineering, Pom’s Landscaping, and the Redwood City Community Development Department

Visit Redwood City’s award-winning website at www.redwoodcity.org for information about the City and its services, the community, recreation programs, education, and local business. Subscribe to Redwood City’s electronic newsletter or other City documents at www.redwoodcity.org/egov.

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Contact:
Charles Jany
Redwood City Community Development Department
650-780-7234
 

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