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Casa Abrego

 
 
Casa Abrego Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, February 12, 2013
1. Casa Abrego Marker
Inscription.  Señor Jose Abrego constructed this adobe structure in 1834.
 
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 1834.
 
Location. 36° 35.824′ N, 121° 53.552′ W. Marker is in Monterey, California, in Monterey County. Marker is at the intersection of Abrego Street and Pearl Street, on the left when traveling north on Abrego Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 592 Abrego 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. Mary Corning Winslow Black Studio (a few steps from this marker); Casa Pacheco (within shouting distance of this marker); Sherman Rose Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); Stevenson House (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Louis Stevenson House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Madariaga Adobe (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named The Stevenson House
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(about 300 feet away); First Newspaper in California (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monterey.
 
Also see . . .  Monterey Area Adobes and Other Early Buildings. Casa Abrego Adobe and Garden (1830s) -- Built of adobe bricks and wood by Don Jose Abrego, a Mexican merchant who came to Monterey in 1834 on the vessel La Natalie. -- A good starting point for all Monterey Historic Buildings. (Submitted on February 24, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.) 
 
Casa Abrego Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, February 12, 2013
2. Casa Abrego Marker
The marker is to the far right, next to the telephone pole.
Casa Abrego image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, February 12, 2013
3. Casa Abrego
Casa Abrego image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress - Prints and Photographs
4. Casa Abrego
A 1960 re-photo of an undated photo showing the adobe prior to renovation.
Historic American Building Survey
Casa Abrego Adobe image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Robert W. Kerrigan, circa May 1936
5. Casa Abrego Adobe
Historic American Building Survey
Library of Congress
 
 
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 721 times since then and 80 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 24, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.   4, 5. submitted on February 26, 2013. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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