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PO Box 800
Carmel, CA 93921

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Henry Meade Williams Local History Department


The Local History Department is the archive for the City of Carmel and is devoted to acquiring, preserving, and making available historically significant items concerning the history of Carmel. These collections include: photographs, books, letters, diaries, programs, manuscripts, maps, scrapbooks, and works of art.  See what We've pinned on Historypin

Hours: Tues-Fri 1-5. Closed Mondays to process collections.

Contact: (831) 624-1615 or

Local History resources for:

Researching your home:

    Researching your Carmel ancestors:

Other places to do research:

Magazines and newspapers online: