Need to know about Spain's first headquarters in Alta
California, settled before the Declaration of Independence was
signed? Want to learn about abalone, salmon and sardine
fisheries, or Cannery Row? Love to explore historic buildings in
the town where California was born?
You have come to the right place!
Historic Monterey is a partnership of the City of Monterey, Monterey
History and Art Association, and Monterey State Historic Park. The Historic Monterey website
includes nine themed sections covering the key aspects of our historic destination,
detailed information on our 18th- and 19th-century buildings, and
links to Historic Monterey members and partners for more information
about Monterey history, culture, attractions, and events.
Enjoy your visit today, and come back again soon