Located in the Chilcote Family Custom House directly across from
the brig Pilgrim , the Maritime History Center brings to life the
history of Alta California from the 1840’s through the present
day. Step in to 1840’s California to learn the ropes of a sailor
aboard a trade ship, study the impact of Richard Henry Dana Jr.
on American maritime laws, and share your own memories of your
time aboard the replica brig Pilgrim. Admission to the
Maritime History Center is Complimentary