San Pedro, the Harbor and Palos Verdes Peninsula communities, and Catalina Island all have rich histories. This page includes materials that will help you learn about the history, environment, and other aspects of these areas.
Here are some historical photos of San Pedro
The Dollar Steamship Company Terminal. The line was started by a man whose last name was Dollar. It used to offer world cruises from San Pedro San Pedro in the 1940s. The Ferry Terminal (now the Los Angeles Maritime Museum) is to the right
A Catalina Flying Boat that used to take passengers to Catalina Island An elephant being unloaded from a cargo ship
A very early container crane