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

Earthquake Bell

 
 
Earthquake Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, January 29, 2013
1. Earthquake Bell Marker
Inscription.  
This bell was salvaged from the ruins of the 1906 Earthquake in San Francisco and hung at the McMenamin’s Mission Inn.

Robert C. Littlefield acquired it in 1961 and placed it in his garden home.
His widow Patricia donated it to the Sensory Garden in 1994
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsHorticulture & ForestryIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1906.
 
Location. 36° 36.164′ N, 121° 53.67′ W. Marker is in Monterey, California, in Monterey County. Marker can be reached from Olivier Street south of Scott Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 151 Olivier Street, 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. Duarte's Store (a few steps from this marker); Thomas Cole House (a few steps from this marker); John “Bricky” Crivello (within shouting distance of this marker); First Theater in California (about 300 feet
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away, measured in a direct line); Monterey Custom House (about 300 feet away); Custom House (about 400 feet away); Monterey Customhouse (about 400 feet away); Captain Don Gaspar de Portola (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monterey.
 
Earthquake Bell and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, January 29, 2013
2. Earthquake Bell and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 11, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 637 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 11, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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