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

Mayo Hayes O'Donnell Library

 
 
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 22, 2010
1. Mayo Hayes O'Donnell Library Marker
Inscription. Formerly first Protestant church built in Monterey. Built in 1876

Monterey Art & History Assn.
Courtesy of Thomson J. Hudson
Memorial Fund

 
Erected by Monterey Art and History Association.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 36° 36.23′ N, 121° 53.774′ W. Marker was in Monterey, California, in Monterey County. Marker was on Van Buren Street north of Scott Street. Click for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 155 Van Buren Street, Monterey CA 93940, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Perry House (within shouting distance of this marker); Whaling Station (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Don Caspar de Portolá (about 300 feet away); The Old Whaling Station (about 400 feet away); First Brick House (about 400 feet away); Duarte's Store (about 600 feet away); Thomas Cole House (about 600 feet away); Earthquake Bell (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Monterey.
 
Also see . . .  Mayo Hayes O'Donnell Library. Historic Monterey's history of the Library: "The Mayo Hayes O'Donnell Library was originally the Saint James
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 22, 2010
2. Mayo Hayes O'Donnell Library and Marker
Episcopal Church, built in the California Gothic style by the Reverend James S. McGowan in 1876. It originally stood on Pacific Street near the Merritt House. John Steinbeck's son, Thom, was baptized in the church in 1945, and it is thought that Saint James's was the church referred to in John Steinbeck's book 'To a God Unknown.'... Today, as the Mayo Hayes O'Donnell Research Library, it houses an extensive collection of over 2000 books and documents pertaining to the history of Monterey and California. The core of the collection was amassed by Mayo Hayes O'Donnell, a columnist for the Monterey County Herald newspaper...." (Submitted on May 23, 2010.) 
 
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January 29, 2013
3. Mayo Hayes O'Donnell Library Marker missing
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 745 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   3. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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