Loyalty Traveler - Shore Whalers History at Point Lobos State Park, California

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    Point Lobos State Park is six miles south of where I live in Monterey, California. In the mid-19th century, from about 1861 to 1882, some 250 whales were processed at Whalers Cove in Point Lobos State Park. Whales were slaughtered primarily for lamp oil and machinery lubricant. The widespread use...
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