Monterey in Monterey County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Quintin L. Villanueva, Jr.
U.S. Customs Service
August 18, 1988
(Seal of the U.S. Custom Service)
Erected 1988 by U.S. Customs Service.
Location. 36° 36.179′ N, 121° 53.599′ W. Marker is in Monterey, California, in Monterey County. Marker can be reached from Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. The Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail is a foot/bicycle path along the Monterey Bay waterfront. 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. Custom House (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named The Custom House (within Monterey Custom House (within shouting distance of this marker); Monterey Harbor (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Custom House (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Original Flagstaff (within shouting distance of this marker); Sloat's Landing (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Fisherman's Wharf (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Monterey.
Also see . . . Monterey's Custom House. A tongue of land to the north of the Custom House was used by Larkin as the approach to a wharf of rock-filled cribwork. This was completed in 1846. No major additions were made to the Custom House after 1846. The building was restored in the early 1900s by the Native Sons of the Golden West, and has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places. (Submitted on February 15, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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