• The tidepools of Cabrillo National Monument

    Cabrillo

    National Monument California

Administrative History of Cabrillo National Monument

Sunrise behind Cabrillo statue
NPS Photo
 

Written by Susan Lehmann, An Embarrassment of Riches: The Administrative History of Cabrillo National Monument is a thorough, well documented history covering the changing administration, use, and image of the monument from its inception to the mid-1980s. Relationships with other agencies and the local community receive particular attention.

Originally published in 1987 by Cabrillo Historical Association (now Cabrillo National Monument Foundation).

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Did You Know?

Whale tail

Did you know that Pacific Gray Whales make one of the longest migrations of all mammals? They travel approximately 12,000 miles from the Arctic to Baja California and back again, and can be seen on their southward migration from Cabrillo National Monument.