Monterey in Monterey County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Captain Don Gaspar de Portola
Donated by H. M. King Juan Carlos of Spain to the City of Monterey on the Bicentennial of the United States of America.
H. M. King Juan Carlos I of Spain
October 3, 1987
Erected 1976 by H.M. King Juan Carlos I of Spain.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Exploration. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1880.
Location. 36° 36.103′ N, 121° 53.654′ W. Marker is in Monterey, California, in Monterey County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Alvarado Street and Del Monte Avenue, on the left when traveling north. This marker is located in Portola Plaza near the entrance to the Double Tree Hotel. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 220 Alvarado 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 Thomas Cole House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Duarte's Store (about 400 feet away); Earthquake Bell (about 400 feet away); John “Bricky” Crivello (about 500 feet away); Rodriguez – Osio Adobe (about 500 feet away); Monterey Customhouse (about 500 feet away); Merritt House (about 600 feet away); Custom House (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monterey.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 30, 2022. It was originally submitted on February 25, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 1,248 times since then and 124 times this year. It was the Marker of the Week March 24, 2013. Photos: 1. submitted on February 25, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. 2. submitted on April 27, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California. 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 25, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.