• The tidepools of Cabrillo National Monument

    Cabrillo

    National Monument California

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    Due to National Park Service alternate uses, the Cabrillo National Monument theater will be closed to the public on the following dates: September 20, September 27, October 28 - 29, November 6, 2014. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

Administrative History of Cabrillo National Monument

Sunrise behind Cabrillo statue
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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?

16th century galleons

Did you know that no one knows for sure where 16th century explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo was born or what he looked like?