History & Publications

Browse original publications, detailed history journals, fascinating podcast episodes, and an expansive archive to uncover the rich history of Santa Cruz County.

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MAH Publications

Check out all the MAH's Santa Cruz County history publications written alongside local historians, environmentalists, politicians, and superstar community members.

The MAH Archive

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The MAH's expansive archive is open by appointment and offers research material pertaining to all aspects of Santa Cruz County's history.

Please contact us at 831.429.1964 x7019 or archives@santacruzmah.org for any research requests.

Browse the MAH's Archive

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“Our ancestors tell the story of where we came from; our ghosts teach us how to move forward.”

Tessa Hulls — Guided by Ghosts Exhibiting Artist

The MAH's Podcast

Join MAH staff and special guests on our local history podcast That Was Weird. Tune in to hear all of Santa Cruz County's weirdest stories and get answers to your most pressing questions.

Listen to all the episodes here.

History of the MAH

From our humble beginnings in the 1950’s to the ignited space we are today, the MAH has adapted to meet the needs of the Santa Cruz community.