Monterey in Monterey County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Commodore John Drake Sloat
United States Navy
July 7 1846
Location. 36° 36.412′ N, 121° 53.872′ W. Marker is in Monterey, California, in Monterey County. Marker can be reached from Corporal Ewing Road. Touch for map. The monument is on the Presidio de Monterey and sits on the brow of a hill, overlooking the museum, parking and other sites below. Marker is in this post office area: Monterey CA 93944, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Mervine (within shouting distance of this marker); Presidio of Monterey Museum (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); El Castillo de Monterey (about 700 feet away); Hippolyte Bouchard Monument (was about 700 feet away but has been reported missing. ); The Argentine Navy (about 700 feet away); Here ... landed Very Rev. Father Junipero Serra (approx. 0.2 miles away); El Castillo Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Monterey Breakwater (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monterey.
Also see . . . Commodore Sloat Landing. ...Early that morning, (Submitted on March 2, 2014, by James King of San Miguel, California.)
Categories. • War, Mexican-American •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 2, 2014, by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 506 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on March 2, 2014, by James King of San Miguel, California. 2. submitted on March 2, 2014. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.