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

Monterey Bay Aquarium / Hovden Cannery

There was a cannery here before the aquarium

 
 
Monterey Bay Aquarium / Hovden Cannery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., March 22, 2011
1. Monterey Bay Aquarium / Hovden Cannery Marker
Inscription.  
The Monterey Bay Aquarium stands on the site of the old Hovden Cannery. In its heyday, the cannery processed tons of sardines every day. But by the 1960s the sardines had disappeared, and the cannery closed its doors in 1972.

Now you can see shimmering schools of silvery sardines - and many other local animals - alive and thriving in the aquarium's world-renowned exhibits.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsEducationIndustry & CommerceScience & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1972.
 
Location. 36° 37.067′ N, 121° 54.164′ W. Marker is in Monterey, California, in Monterey County. Marker is at the intersection of Wave Street / Ocean View Boulevard and David Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Wave Street / Ocean View Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Monterey CA 93940, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kalisa's La Ida Cafe (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); La Ida Café (about 300 feet away); Hopkins Marine Station (about 300 feet away); The Filipino Community
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(about 400 feet away); The Japanese Community (about 400 feet away); The Spanish Community (about 400 feet away); A Day in the Canneries (about 400 feet away); John Steinbeck (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monterey.
 
Regarding Monterey Bay Aquarium / Hovden Cannery. Monterey Bay Aquarium is about 100 feet northeast of the marker, at 886 Cannery Row.
 
Also see . . .  Experience Cannery Row. Cannery Row website homepage. (Submitted on April 11, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Monterey Bay Aquarium / Hovden Cannery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., March 22, 2011
2. Monterey Bay Aquarium / Hovden Cannery Marker
Marker is at far right of photo; Wave Avenue is at far left of photo. Looking northwest.
Monterey Bay Aquarium image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., March 22, 2011
3. Monterey Bay Aquarium
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,076 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 11, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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