PVHA Receives Grant from Community Foundation

The Pajaro Valley Historical Association is honored to receive a $50,000 grant from Community Foundation Santa Cruz County to advance our organization’s capital and historic preservation project.  Thank you to Board members Judy Nielson, President, and Ralph...

Organization of the Year

Article from the Register-Pajaronian by Todd Guild & Erik Chalhoub During its 77-year history, the Pajaro Valley Historical Association has served as a repository for Watsonville’s memories. The organization’s volunteers spend hours categorizing and storing...

Welcome to PVHA

Welcome to our website.  Watch for updates and thanks for supporting us. In 1940, the Pajaro Valley Historical Association was established to preserve, interpret, share and promote the history of the diverse cultures that shaped California’s Monterey Bay area. The...