Monterey in Monterey County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
American Revolutionary War Historical Site
Proclaimed on November, 2004 by the California Society, Sons of the American Revolution.
Erected 2004 by Sons of the American Revolution, California Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 21, 1779.
Location. 36° 35.764′ N, 121° 53.427′ W. Marker is in Monterey, California, in Monterey County. Marker can be reached from Church Streeet, on the left when traveling east. This marker is hidden from the street by a wall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 597 Church 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. San Carlos Parish Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Royal Presidio Chapel De Anza Expedition (within shouting distance of this marker); Spanish Presidio (within shouting distance of this marker); Junipero Oak (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Orientations At The Marsh Building (about 500 feet away); Madariaga Adobe (about 500 feet away); Juan Bautista de Anza (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monterey.
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1. Spain's Contribution to the American War for Independence. Most of the material promoting Spain's role in the war appropriately criticize how Spain's participation and contribution to the thirteen British colonies in North America winning their independence is often ignored in the many written accounts of the war. (Submitted on February 24, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
2. Spain in the American Revolutionary War - Wikipedia. Spain was allied with France through the Bourbon Family Compact, and also viewed the Revolution as an opportunity to weaken the British Empire, which had caused Spain substantial losses during the Seven Years' (Submitted on February 24, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 24, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 1,313 times since then and 46 times this year. It was the Marker of the Week March 10, 2013. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 24, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.