Annual Aptos History Fundraiser Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 Time: 5:00-7-00pm Location: Best Western Seacliff Inn, Aptos Cost: $40 general, $35 museum members Laissez les bons Temps Rouler! Let the good times roll at the Annual History Fundraiser at Best Western Seacliff Inn. Come in fun “Mardi Gras” style, enjoy fabulous appetizers, live music, a no-host […]
Rio Del Mar International Airport, By John Hibble
After the invention of the airplane in the first decade of the last century, airfields began to spring up everywhere. Although most were eventually called airports, airfields or landing fields is a more accurate term for many of the early ones, as they started out as open land. Early airplanes landed slowly enough that they […]
Now you & your loved ones can be a part of Aptos History! There are so many memories, people, and events in our lives that create an impact in our hearts. Whether you’re celebrating your favorite teacher’s retirement, welcoming your grandchildren to the world, or showing your spouse that your love is just as rock […]
Historical Timeline of Aptos
Ca. 7000 BC – Native Americans lived in Santa Cruz County Ca. 1000 BC – The Ohlones occupied the Monterey Bay area. 400 AD – Chinese Sailors are rumored to have discovered Monterey Bay 1542 – Cabrillo sailed by our coast. 1578-79 – Sir Francis Drake sailed by our coast. 1602 – Sebastian Vizcaino discovers Monterey Bay as a […]
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