Old Monterey Foundation Lecture: Monterey’s Old Fisherman’s Wharf: Past, Present & Future
–McCone Irvine Auditorium
499 Pierce Street
Monterey, CA 93940 View in Campus Map
Closed to the Public
For the fourth year, Old Monterey Foundation is pleased to continue its free lecture events as part of its 2017 Lecture Series sponsored by The Marcia F. Devoe Fund of the Community Foundation for Monterey County.
Monterey’s Old Fisherman’s Wharf: Past, Present & Future
Monterey’s Old Fisherman’s Wharf has seen bales of Chinese silks and barrels of Spanish wine, whaling ships, Navy cutters, and fishing boats by the score; Fisherman’s Wharf, in its various incarnations, has been the focus of Monterey’s economic life for centuries.
Based on a 2016 study by the Monterey County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau, Monterey’s Old Fisherman’s Wharf is the #1 destination for visitors to our region. Enjoy a great presentation about Monterey’s Old Fisherman’s Wharf including its more than 100 years of history.
In her fascinating presentation, Monterey native Mary Alice Cerrito Fettis, immediate Past President and current Board Member of Fisherman’s Wharf Association, who grew up at her father’s restaurant on the Wharf, will discuss:
•Key historic highlights at Monterey’s Old Fisherman’s Wharf over the past 100 years
•Monterey’s Old Fisherman’s Wharf today
•Other happenings at Monterey’s Old Fisherman’s Wharf
She will also show many historic photos of Monterey’s Old Fisherman’s Wharf.
Bill Wojtkowski, President of the Old Monterey Foundation Board of Directors, will present a short overview of improvements planned for the Lower Presidio Historic Park.
Thursday, October 19, 2017 – 6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
Irvine Auditorium, McCone Building, MIIS; 499 Pierce Street, Monterey
Free Admission – Reception to follow
For more information, call (831) 346-3030.
The lectures are very popular so attendees are urged to come early to secure a seat.
This lecture is suitable for ages 9 and up.
- Sponsored by:
- Outside Organizations- MIIS