- Hear about the canning business, how it changed over the decades, and how it all came to an abrupt end in the early 1950s.
Hear about this historic site where commercial fishing boats were built and repaired, and bootleggers landed during prohibition. You’ll also learn about the Monterey Clipper hull and the history of the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s smokestacks.
This walking tour begins at the main entrance to the Monterey Bay Aquarium and heads south along the "Rec Trail."
Learn how this spot became the site of an elegant family estate—until the “fragrance” of the canneries drove the residents away.