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.


4th Annual Raffle

Link to see our Prize Winners!

To all who have contributed to the 2018 Fundraiser for PVHA. Together we have raised $12,645

Young Historian Award

Application deadline—April 25, 2019

2018 Bright Holiday Tea

Everyone Welcome

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