Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 11 AM to 3 PM and by appointment.

 Discover the Fascinating History of Watsonville and Pajaro Valley!

If you’re interested in the history of Watsonville and Pajaro Valley, you’ve come to the right place. Established in 1940, the Pajaro Valley Historical Association preserves, interprets and promotes the history of the diverse cultures that shaped California’s Monterey Bay area. The Bockius-Orr House has been our headquarters since 1997, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Our Archive houses a historical treasure trove for the community. Plan your visit today and learn more about the history of Watsonville and Pajaro Valley.


PVHA Receives
$50,000 Grant

Community Foundation
Santa Cruz County

5th Annual Mail-in Raffle
Drawing: October 16, 2019

Currently On Display
House Display of Quilted Coats

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