Monterey’s Monumental Mosaic Mural Memorializes Marauding Mariners & More

David A. Laws
9 min readFeb 1, 2019
“The Monterey Mural”, Guillermo Wagner Granizo (1983)

Dramatic events that shaped the history of California are portrayed by novel and interesting new displays in downtown Monterey.

With more Mexican-era adobe buildings preserved and restored in Monterey State Historic Park than anywhere else in the state, the city is proud of its heritage as the early capital of California. In late 2018, I…

David A. Laws

I photograph and write about Gardens, Nature, Travel, and the history of Silicon Valley from my home on the Monterey Peninsula in California.