los altos

4:12pm

Tue August 7, 2012
Arts & Culture

A hostel with history in Los Altos

Photo from Hidden Villa.
http://www.hiddenvilla.org/about-us/history/early-history

In 1924, Frank and Josephine Duveneck, a wealthy Palo Alto couple, saw a valley they liked in Los Altos Hills. So they bought it. Then they built and ran what would become the oldest operating hostel in the country. They preserved the local watershed by buying up the hills around it.

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