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Pigeon Point: When Whaling Was "King"

[Image below from Colonel Albert Evan’s book, “A La California.” New-old story by June Morrall “Shore Whaling at Pigeon Point” A spectacular red-orange glow accompanied the sunrise just as a school of humpback whales revealed their gleaming black backs on … Continue reading

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John Vonderlin: 1850s: Pigeons at Pigeon Point? Maybe…Maybe Not

Story by John Vonderlin Email John (benloudman@sbcglobal.net) Pigeons at Pigeon Point? Maybe…Maybe Not Hi June, I was able to find the source of the suggestion that Pigeon Point might have been named for pigeons, rather then the wreck of the … Continue reading

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Whale Watching at Pigeon Point

[Image below from Colonel Albert Evan’s book: A La California]

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"Mountain Mike" Says: "Yes, this photo is of Pigeon Point & I'm Updating the Butano Park's History"

[Image: Charlie Lund at Pigeon Point.] I’ve had the photo above for quite some time. When I first got it, I thought, it’s Pigeon Point, then I thought I’ve never heard of the Beadle Bros: It couldn’t be Pigeon Point! … Continue reading

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