History

FACTS FROM THE PAST by Kay Wells

Ever wonder why we call our fair grounds the Cloverdale CITRUS Fair, when you don’t see that many citrus trees about town or on surrounding farmlands? Well, in the 1880s, there were 1170 acres in fruit including 500 orange trees and 2000 fig trees. The new...

Russian Riverkeeper

Russian Riverkeeper

Russian Riverkeeper’s mission is to inspire the community to protect the Russian River forever and they have been fighting since 1993 to ensure a thriving river system and your rights to fishable, swimmable and drinkable waters. The Russian River is 110 miles long...

Facts From the Past

Facts From the Past

by Kay Wells In the late 1800s, Mr. A. N. Ahrens, Cloverdale citizen and cigar smoker, was mourning the unavailability of fine cigars. So, he decided to “grow his own”. Sending away for tobacco seedlings, he nurtured them in his greenhouse (seeds require warm...

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