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Crescent Brand Sardine Company

 
 
Crescent Brand Sardine Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 29, 2013
1. Crescent Brand Sardine Company Marker
Inscription. On this site stood the first sardine cannery in Monterey, the Crescent Brand Sardine Company. The Cannery was founded by F.E. Booth, who was one of the original pioneers of the Monterey Sardine Industry.

The Monterey Commercial Property Owners Association, on the occasion of its 20th anniversary of June, 2009, dedicates this monument to the City of Monterey and its citizens. The Association is proud to be partners with the City in the economic health and prosperity of our community.
 
Erected 2009 by Monterey Commercial Property Owners Association.
 
Location. 36° 36.261′ N, 121° 53.642′ W. Marker is in Monterey, California, in Monterey County. Marker can be reached from Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail. Touch for map. This marker is located on the Monterey Peninsula Recreation Trail to the north of the Old Fishermans Wharf. Marker is in this post office area: Monterey CA 93940, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 400th Anniversary of the Naming of Monterey Bay by Gen. Sebastián Vizcaíno (within shouting distance of this marker); First Brick House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Fisherman's Wharf
Crescent Brand Sardine Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 29, 2013
2. Crescent Brand Sardine Company Marker
(about 300 feet away); The Old Whaling Station (about 300 feet away); Sloat's Landing (about 300 feet away); Site of Original Flagstaff (about 300 feet away); Whaling Station (about 400 feet away); Don Caspar de Portolá (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monterey.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Santa Rosalia Statue Overlooking Monterey Harbor image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 29, 2013
3. Santa Rosalia Statue Overlooking Monterey Harbor
Plaque on the Santa Rosalia statue image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 29, 2013
4. Plaque on the Santa Rosalia statue
Santa Rosalia
Patron Saint of the Italian
Fishermen in Monterey
Palermo 1132 – September 4, 1166
This monument is respectfully and gratefully dedicated in memory of those courageous Sicilian fishermen whose labors and pioneering spirit, at the beginning of the 20th century, created and developed a great sardine industry and whose heritage and culture contributed significantly to the growth of this city and its surrounding area.

The Italian Heritage Society of the Monterey Peninsula
Monterey September 4, 1979
Santa Rosalia Statue image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 29, 2013
5. Santa Rosalia Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 6, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 244 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 6, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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