Monterey in Monterey County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Filipino Community
Historic Cannery Row
When Filipino laborers weren’t operating screw-cookers, rotary kilns or grinders, they might be found playing cards with friends or socializing in one of the Monterey Chinatown flower-dancing clubs. The Salinas-based newspaper Philppines Mail reported on the life in the large Filipino community.
Location. 36° 37.021′ N, 121° 54.098′ W. Marker is in Monterey, California, in Monterey County. Marker can be reached from Bruce Ariss Way near Recreation Trail. This marker, with several others, is located on Bruce Ariss Way, a walking path/stairway, between Cannery Row and the Monterey 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. The Japanese Community (a few steps from this marker); John Steinbeck (a few steps from this marker); The Spanish Community (a few steps from this marker); A Day in the Canneries (a few steps from this marker); The Real “Docs” (within shouting distance of this marker); One Man, Two Worlds (within shouting distance of this marker); Jone Quock Mui (within shouting distance of this marker); Ed Ricketts’s Backyard (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monterey.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 6, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 597 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 6, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.