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  • San Pedro! A bright past – a brilliant future!

 Anne Hansford

We are sad to announce the passing of a true San Pedran and the San Pedro Bay Historical Society Archivist, Anne Hansford.

She was the heart and soul of the Archives and we are all the richer for having known and worked with her.

Our sincere condolences to her family.

Calendar of Events

Sunday Speaker Talk: Sunday, May 1 ~ 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. Free admission.

Rose Castro-Bran, public affairs specialist in the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and museum curator of the Point Hueneme Lighthouse, shares her research on Lighthouses of the Greater L.A. area: Point Fermin, Point Hueneme, Point Vicente, Anacapa Island, Long Beach, and Los Angeles. 

Location: Community Room, San Pedro Regional Branch Library, 931 S. Gaffey Street



The Archives are located in the San Pedro City Hall Building. 

638 S. Beacon Street, Room 626 in San Pedro. Open Mondays & Wednesdays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (310) 548-3208.

Closed certain holidays. Please see the calendar under the “Events” tab for details.

Email address: sanpedrohistory@gmail.com


Muller House Museum


Built in 1899, the Muller House Museum at 1542 S. Beacon Street in San Pedro is the former home of shipbuilder William Muller.  The Colonial Revival house is open the first and second Sunday of the month, except holidays, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Open occasional third Sunday if posted on this website. The last tour is at 3:15 p.m. The tour is free, but a donation of $3.00 per person is encouraged.

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