Monterey in Monterey County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Jules Simoneau Plaza
Of the City of Monterey
—Rededicated September 28, 1969 —
June 1819 – August 1908
Robert Louis Stevenson inscribed this message in the frontpiece of his book “The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde – but the case of Robert Louis Stevenson and Jules Simoneau, if the one forgot the other, would be stranger still.”
Erected 1969 by City of Monterey.
Location. 36° 35.841′ N, 121° 53.667′ W. Marker is in Monterey, California, in Monterey County. Marker is Click for map. This marker is located in Simoneau Plaza. Marker is at or near this postal address: 501 Munras Avenue, Monterey CA 93940, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cooper-Molera Adobe (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Simoneau’s Restaurant (within shouting distance of this marker); First Newspaper in California (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Juan Bautista Alvarado (within shouting distance of this marker); The Stevenson House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Robert Louis Stevenson House (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Stevenson House (about 300 feet away); Casa Amesti (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Monterey.
Also see . . . Jules Simoneau 1820-1908. Jules Simoneau, a well-educated French immigrant, owned and operated a restaurant in Monterey during the latter part of the 19th century. The restaurant was frequented by a broad range of immigrants and Californios. (Submitted on February 20, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 228 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. 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.