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July 4th Living History Day

July 4th Marchers

Monterey State Historic Park is celebrating our country's independence with a special Living History Day!
July 4, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Upper Custom House Plaza (near Custom House and Fisherman's Wharf

Bring the Whole Family
Family fun begins at 11 a.m. in the upper Custom House Plaza near Custom House and Fisherman's Wharf. Volunteers and park staff in period attire will guide the activities. Eveyone can enjoy the fun, games, music and watching or participating in the various historic demonstration stations, including:
 Rope Making
 19 C. Games
 Military Drill
 Leather Craft
 Black Smith demonstration
 Fandango Lessons in Custom House

Come join the fun after the City Parade!

Cell Phone Tours

Visitors to Monterey State Historic Park may take a cell phone tour of historic buildings by dialing (831) 998-9458, followed by a Stop Number when prompted. Stop Numbers correspond to various Monterey State Historic Park adobes in the downtown area. Listeners recieve a two-minute narration for each building. There is no charge for the cell phone tours, but callers will use cell minutes, according to their individual plan. Callers may also use land based phones and will be charged based on normal land based rates.
Click here for downlodable Cell Phone Guide and Map.

Stop Number/Building
Call (831) 998-9458
After prompt, enter Stop Number:

401 Custom House
402 Pacific House
403 First Brick House
404 Old Whaling Station
405 California's First Theater
406 Casa Soberanes
407 Larkin House
408 Cooper-Molera Adobe
409 Robert Louis Stevenson House
410 Casa de Oro (J. Boston Store)