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19th Century Sailing Ship's Anchor

 
 
19th Century Sailing Ship's Anchor Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, February 12, 2013
1. 19th Century Sailing Ship's Anchor Marker
Inscription.  This anchor is from one of four 19th Century sailing ships wrecked off Stillwater Cove, and placed here by the Monterey History and Art Association in 1972.
 
Erected 1972 by Monterey History & Art Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1972.
 
Location. 36° 35.889′ N, 121° 53.754′ W. Marker is in Monterey, California, in Monterey County. Marker is at the intersection of Calle Principal and Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling north on Calle Principal. 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. Larkin House (a few steps from this marker); Quarters of General William Tecumseh Sherman (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Larkin House (within shouting distance of this marker); House of Four Winds (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Juan Bautista Alvarado (within shouting distance of this marker);
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Roger Stanley Fitch (within shouting distance of this marker); Casa Amesti (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chestnut Tree (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monterey.
 
19th Century Sailing Ships Anchor Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, February 12, 2013
2. 19th Century Sailing Ships Anchor Marker
19th Century Sailing Ship's Anchor image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, February 12, 2013
3. 19th Century Sailing Ship's Anchor
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 19, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 749 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 19, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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