MCHS Books

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Salinas: Postcard History Series

Travel through time and observe the development of Salinas from its early days through 1960! The images used in this publication are entirely rare and unusual postcard images from the collection of the Monterey County Historical Society. This title is the third of three Arcadia publications that were produced by staff and volunteers of the […]

From Valley to Sea: 25 Years with the Coastal Grower

by Burton Anderson HARDBOUND 390 Pages   11 ¼”(h) x 8 ¼”(w)   COASTAL GROWER magazine is widely known as the quarterly magazine that most, if not all agricultural growers/shippers and those associated with the industry subscribe. This publication contains all articles written by Burton in co-operation with the Monterey County Historical Society for Coastal […]

Treasure Island, The Untold Story

The Impostors of Monterey: Bouchard and One-Eyed Charley

by Louis C. Moore SOFTBOUND 232 Pages 8 ¼”(h) x 5 ¼”(w) This interesting novel weaves actual historical events and personalities of Monterey together spanning through time from the 1770s through the 1870s. $15.00 + tax

One Mission-Man: An American POW’s Struggle to Survive Hitler’s Nazi Prison Camp

by David Ririe SOFTBOUND 9”(h) x 6”(w) After enlisting in the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1942 and training diligently for months as a bombardier, David Ririe spent only one day in combat. On his first—and last—mission, his pland and was down outside of Rostock, Germany. He was seized and sent to Stalag Luft 1—an […]