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Casa Amesti

 
 
Casa Amesti Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, February 12, 2013
1. Casa Amesti Marker
Inscription.  One of the best examples of Monterey Colonial architecture in California. Finished about 1850 by Jose Amesti who came from Spain in 1822.
 
Erected by Monterey History & Art Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1850.
 
Location. 36° 35.847′ N, 121° 53.739′ W. Marker is in Monterey, California, in Monterey County. Marker is on Polk Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 516 Polk 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. House of Four Winds (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Juan Bautista Alvarado (within shouting distance of this marker); Quarters of General William Tecumseh Sherman (within shouting distance of this marker); Larkin House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Larkin House (within shouting distance of this marker); 19th Century Sailing Ship's Anchor
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cooper-Molera Adobe (about 300 feet away); Gabriel de la Torre Adobe (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monterey.
 
Casa Amesti and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, February 12, 2013
2. Casa Amesti and Marker
Casa Amesti image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, February 12, 2013
3. Casa Amesti
1854
The Casa Amesti Foundation
owner
preserved
through the foresight
of
Francis Adler Elkins
1890-1953
Casa Amesti image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress - Prints and Photographs, circa 1919
4. Casa Amesti
A 1958 re-photo of a 1919 photograph.
Historical American Building Survey
Casa Amesti Adobe image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Robert W. Kerrigan, circa 1936
5. Casa Amesti Adobe
Historic American Buildings Survey Library of Congress
Adobe Oven in South Garden image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress - Prints and Photographs, circa 1919
6. Adobe Oven in South Garden
A 1958 re-photo of a 1919 photograph
Historic American Building Survey
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 9, 2018. It was originally submitted on February 20, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 655 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 20, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.   4, 5, 6. submitted on February 26, 2013. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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