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

Juan B. Castro

 
 
Juan B. Castro Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 29, 2013
1. Juan B. Castro Marker
Inscription.
In Memory of
Juan B. Castro
1835-1915
Founder of Castroville
1863

 
Erected 1971 by E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 36° 45.982′ N, 121° 45.528′ W. Marker is in Castroville, California, in Monterey County. Marker is on Merritt Steet (California Route 183) north of Preston Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10650 Merritt Street, Castroville CA 95012, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Castroville Japanese Schoolhouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); For the Sake of the Children (approx. 0.4 miles away); Josť Eusebio Boronda Adobe Casa (approx. 6.3 miles away); Company C 194th Tank Battalion (approx. 6.4 miles away); Eugene Sherwood (approx. 7.8 miles away); The First and Second Filipino Infantry Regiments U.S. Army (approx. 7.9 miles away); Salinas Temporary Detention Center (approx. 8 miles away); Stilwell Hall: A Fond Memory (approx. 8.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Castroville.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsSettlements & Settlers
 
Juan B. Castro Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 29, 2013
2. Juan B. Castro Marker
The marker is mounted on the front of the building between the two windows.
Downtown Castroville image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 29, 2013
3. Downtown Castroville
Artichoke Farming at Castroville mural image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 29, 2013
4. Artichoke Farming at Castroville mural
 
 
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