Waterfront History Cruise

Bob PerrySanta Barbara, special event

Erin Graffy

Join us for this event on October 27th from 4:30-6:00 Tickets for the History Cruise are available by calling 882-0088.

Erin Graffy historian and author of numerous books on Santa Barbara history (including the coffee table book Santa BarbaraYacht Club: The Waterfront History) will entertain and delight us with a fascinating history tour of our waterfront.

Come savor the wine and enjoy mouth watering hors d’oeuvres while you learn about the intriguing waterfront and coastline landmarks that have contributed to Santa Barbara’s colorful historical past.

  • Where is Santa Barbara’s Great White Way….and why does it look that way
  • When was Stearns Wharf built and how did it transform Santa Barbara
  • How did Santa Barbara become the center for Rum Runners during Prohibition?

    Where did bootleggers land that liquor?

  • Who was Hughette Clark -the mysterious heiress in the news who recently died at 104 and where is her estate, and what was her connection with Santa Barbara?