Henry Meade Williams Local History Department
Hours: Tues-Fri 1-5. Closed Mondays to process
Contact: Ashlee Wright, Local History Librarian, (831)
Check out our
Local History Research
2014-15 Local History Lecture Series
Carpenter Hall at Sunset Center in Carmel. Seating available on a
first-come, first-served basis. The Local History Lecture Series is
funded by the Frank and Eva Buck Foundation.
For more information call 624-1615.
Feb: History of the Carmel Police Department
Police Chief Mike Calhoun for a talk about the history of the Carmel Police
April: Shipwrecks and Maritime History of the Central
Tues, April 28,
Dr. Joann Semones for a talk about the shipwrecks and other interesting
facts about the maritime history of the Central Coast.
May: Lost Towns of Monterey County
Tues, May 12,
historian Meg Clovis for a talk about the Lost Towns of Monterey County.
The 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.