Spreckels in Monterey County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Spreckels Sugar Beet Factory
Erected 1994 by E Clampus Vitus, Monterey Viejo Chapter No. 1846.
Location. 36° 37.407′ N, 121° 39.023′ W. Marker is in Spreckels, California, in Monterey County. Marker is at the intersection of Spreckels Avenue and 5th Street, on the left when traveling west on Spreckels Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 107 Sprekels Avenue, Spreckels CA 93962, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Spreckels Historic District Hill Town Ferry (approx. 1.2 miles away); Site of the First Salinas Library (approx. 3.4 miles away); The Sargent House (approx. 3.7 miles away); The Steinbeck House (approx. 3.7 miles away); Bataan Park (approx. 3.8 miles away); The Oldest Home in Salinas (approx. 3.8 miles away); Southern Pacific Caboose # 726 (approx. 3.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Spreckels.
Also see . . . Spreckels Sugar Histroy - spreckelssugar.com. In 1896, Spreckels began contracting with growers for beets for the Salinas Factory. Local area growers signed up for only 5,000 out of a needed 30,000 acres to support construction of a factory. (Submitted on March 4, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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