Stephen Mallory White

Stephen Mallory White A Biographical Sketch 
Compiled by Stanley D. Stevens Pajaro Valley’s “Favorite Son”  “perhaps the most eminent of the State’s native sons.” “the memory of California’s greatest son” -- Mayor of Los Angeles Who was this “Favorite Son”?...

PVHA Receives Grant from Community Foundation

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...

Preserving our Heritage for All to Enjoy

Preserving our Heritage for All to Enjoy

Fifth Annual Raffle Fund Raiser - coming in August This year’s Annual Fund Raising Raffle Campaign begins in August 2019. The Drawing will be October 9, 2019.     

Organization of the Year

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 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...