Year: 2020



by John Hibble The more things change, the more they remain the same. Today, a school impact fee is charged to developers and home builders to support local school districts. During the early years of statehood, Aptos land owners donated land and paid for the building of the first schools. Rafael Castro, the first owner […]


Dining for History!

Join us at Erik’s DeliCafe on Monday March 16, 2020 and part of the proceeds will be donated back to the Aptos History Museum! While you’re there, be sure to take a look at the walls. There are some great historic photos of Aptos!!! Not in the neighborhood? Please use the donation button and donate […]


Ferris Wheel Seat up for Auction!

Have a little piece of Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk History of your own!At this year’s annual Aptos History Museum Fundraiser the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is helping Aptos History stay alive by donating one of the Ferris Wheel Seats. The Ferris Wheel was retired in the Fall of 2017 after 60 years in operation.With over […]

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