Aaron Gilmartin

Aaron Gilmartin is a guide at Monterey State Historic Park in California State Parks.

Beyond the Consul: Monterey

Nov. 18, 2021

Today we’re going to a domestic destination–but it wasn’t always domestic. The history of Monterey goes back hundreds of years, and it shows how empires and commerce come together in one prime location.

California Dreaming

Nov. 16, 2021

As Americans moved into California, the U.S. government wanted to provide them with an official representative. But the government also wanted California for the United States.