Friday, March 27, 2009

York School, May 4, 1963

A groundbreaking ceremony for the first unit of the new campus on Saturday, May 4, 1963 at the current site of York School in Monterey. York School is currently celebrating their fifty-year anniversary. The school started in Pacific Grove in 1959 and moved to the present location in 1964. At the ceremony were Bishop James A. Pike, Sen. Fred Farr and Lewis Fenton along with many other local dignitaries.

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Fourth of July fireworks, 1958

Fireworks over Fisherman's Wharf at the Monterey Harbor in this photo from July 4, 1958. Note the cars parked along Del Monte Blvd. and the old rail tracks. (Monterey County Herald archives)