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Monterey in Monterey County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

First Brick House

 
 
First Brick House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 29, 2013
1. First Brick House Marker
Inscription. First brick house in California. Built by the Dickinson family in 1847, of brick kilned in Monterey.
 
Erected by Monterey History & Art Association, Thomson J. Hudson Memorial Fund.
 
Location. 36° 36.231′ N, 121° 53.69′ W. Marker is in Monterey, California, in Monterey County. Marker can be reached from Decatur Street north of Scott Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. This marker is accessible by foot only. Marker is in this post office area: Monterey CA 93940, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Old Whaling Station (a few steps from this marker); Whaling Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Don Caspar de Portolá (within shouting distance of this marker); Crescent Brand Sardine Company (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John “Bricky” Crivello (about 300 feet away); 400th Anniversary of the Naming of Monterey Bay by Gen. Sebastián Vizcaíno (about 400 feet away); Site of Original Flagstaff (about 400 feet away); Mayo Hayes O'Donnell Library (about 400 feet away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Monterey.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
First Brick House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 29, 2013
2. First Brick House Marker
The marker is to the right of the fountain, near the wall.
First Brick House image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 29, 2013
3. First Brick House
First Brick House image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 29, 2013
4. First Brick House
First Brick House Vintage Postcard image. Click for full size.
circa 1956
5. First Brick House Vintage Postcard
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 284 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.   5. submitted on . • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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