ARTICLE/ PRIMARY RECORD. The uniqueness of the Heritage Trail is that it is based on two cultures, the Ohlone and the Spanish, that were unknown to each other until 1769. This is the story of two peoples—the indigenous population and their culture, and the coming of the Spanish and European colonization. This trail contains historic […]
VIDEO / POWERPOINT. The Federal Highway Authority and Cal Trans will require ALL bridges in the United States to have “crash tested barriers” by September 2019. This also applies to historic bridges like the Main Street Bridge. Enjoy the video as City Engineer, Maz Bozorginia, takes you back to the 1900’s, then explains the bridge’s […]
PHOTO -ESSAY. 21 stops on this 1-hour Half Moon Bay History Tour. Look across the street towards #3, The Odd Fellows. Why is the sign off set? Walk on East side. View buildings on West side of Main St. Check out Mural on the East side, opposite Knapp. Mention Carter Park, First Mayor / […]
VIDEO. Great photos and footage. One hour video documentary by Stewart Cheifet. Publication date 1981. Cool trip into the past. How did the Coastside stay small? At one point the Coastside buildout was 200,00! Today HMB is 12,870 EG is 5,467 MB is 3,103 Montara is 2,909 Total 24,346 on the Coastside in 2019. Usage http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ Topics half moon […]
ARTICLE. People hid him. He was eventually caught, with someone else’s wife, and turned in by the husband. He was summarily hung. They sold tickets to his hanging. He liked to race his horse down Main Street. Imagine that.
PHOTOS. Sneak peak. Thanks to Half Moon Bay Coastside History Association President, Robin Kirby, for your work on this project. Wanna Go to Jail? Let us Help You! HMB Jail Museum is open Saturdays and Sundays 10-4pm. (Closed for Pumpkin Festival Weekend 3rd in Oct.). Scroll to bottom for more information. […]
EVENT ~ California Listens: Half Moon Bay Stories CLICK HERE FOR SIGN UP Half Moon Bay Library 620 Correas St. Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 Friday, May 3, 2019, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, May 4, 2019, 9 a.m. – 5p.m. At the Library: “California Listens” Digital Storytelling Workshop En la biblioteca: Taller de […]