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S.S. Palo Alto Centennial History Talk

May 18, 2019 @ 2:00 pm

$20 – $25

Learn about the building of the SS Palo Alto and how it came to Seacliff State Beach. Historians Kevin Newhouse and Bob Wall will lead this history talk and walk. The talk will 2-3:30 p.m. in the Rio Sands Hotel community room, 116 Aptos Beach Drive. The walk, from the hotel to the Seacliff Visitor Center, will be 3:30-4 p.m.

Cost is $25 General, and $20 for members of Aptos History Museum, Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks and Cabrillo College students.

This is one of three special events commemorating the centennial of the Cement Ship. Go here for a full list of events and more information about the S.S. Palo Alto.

The event also will include living history re-enactors, vintage music and dance lessons, and an Agents of Discovery mobile game with prizes!