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Carmel-by-the-Sea in Monterey County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Early American Baptisms in California

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, February 25, 2013
1. Early American Baptisms Marker
Inscription.
Honoring
Four Early Americans in California
They came to this coast as seamen and remained as settlers
Baptized in this Mission
George Mayo, of Plymouth, Mass., on 3 August, 1816
Thomas W. Doak, of Boston, Mass., on 22 November, 1816
Samuel Grover, of Malden, Mass,. On 2 June, 1817
Baptized at the Royal Presidio, Monterey
Marcus Messon, of Boston, Mass., on 23 May, 1818

 
Erected 1962 by Daughters of the American Revolution, California State Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 36° 32.558′ N, 121° 55.208′ W. Marker is in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, in Monterey County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Rio Road and Lausen Drive, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. This marker is located in the inner courtyard of Mission Carmel. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3080 Rio Road, Carmel CA 93923, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lt. Colonel Juan Bautista De Anza (within shouting distance of this marker); Mission Cross (within shouting distance of this marker); Junípero Serra/Establishing the California Missions/The Ave Maria Bell
Early American Baptisms Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 25, 2013
2. Early American Baptisms Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Portola Crespi Cross (approx. 0.6 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Carmel-by-the-Sea.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 257 times since then and 54 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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