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

Casa Gutierrez

 
 
Casa Gutierrez Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 12, 2013
1. Casa Gutierrez Marker
Inscription. Built in the Mexican period
 
Location. 36° 35.819′ N, 121° 53.797′ W. Marker is in Monterey, California, in Monterey County. Marker is at the intersection of Calle Principal and Polk Street, on the left when traveling north on Calle Principal. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 590 Calle Principal, Monterey CA 93940, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stokes Adobe (within shouting distance of this marker); World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Gabriel de la Torre Adobe (within shouting distance of this marker); House of Four Winds (within shouting distance of this marker); The Underwood – Brown Adobe (within shouting distance of this marker); Monterey History Time Line (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Casa Amesti (about 300 feet away); Chestnut Tree (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Monterey.
 
Regarding Casa Gutierrez. Casa Gutierrez is California Historical Landmark No. 713.
"In 1841 the municipality of Monterey granted a lot to Joaquin Gutierrez where he and his wife, Josefa, built an adobe home. The house has been donated to the State by the Monterey Foundation." - California Historical
Casa Gutierrez Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 12, 2013
2. Casa Gutierrez Marker
The marker is on the right, behind the car.
Landmarks, 1996 edition.
 
Also see . . .  Casa Gutierrez - Historic Monterey. "One of the few remaining adobes built in the simpler Mexican style that once lined Monterey's streets, Casa Gutierrez was constructed by Joaquin Gutierrez. Gutierrez came to Monterey from Chile in the 1830s as a young cavalry soldier; he married a daughter of the respected Escobar family, and they had a family of 15 children." (Submitted on February 19, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 231 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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