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An Incredible Look at Palo Alto in 1895

An incredible look at Palo Alto, California at the end of the 19th century! Check out this 1895 map, plus photos to see what the city looked like before Silicon Valley. Source: Library of Congress.
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How great is this map of Palo Alto in 1895?

You’re looking a very rural Palo Alto, California at the end of the 19th century, way before the days of Apple, Google, and Facebook. Click on it to see it in greater detail.


1895 map of Waverley and Hamilton in Palo Alto.

Source: Library of Congress

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