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Monterey in Monterey County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Earthquake Bell

 
 
Earthquake Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 29, 2013
1. Earthquake Bell Marker
Inscription. This bell was salvaged from the ruins of the 1906 Earthquake in San Francisco and hung at the McMenamin’s Mission Inn.

Robert C. Littlefield acquired it in 1961 and placed it in his garden home.
His widow Patricia donated it to the Sensory Garden in 1994
 
Location. 36° 36.164′ N, 121° 53.67′ W. Marker is in Monterey, California, in Monterey County. Marker can be reached from Olivier Street south of Scott Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 151 Olivier Street, Monterey CA 93940, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Duarte's Store (a few steps from this marker); Thomas Cole House (a few steps from this marker); John “Bricky” Crivello (within shouting distance of this marker); Monterey Custom House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Custom House (about 400 feet away); Monterey Customhouse (about 400 feet away); Captain Don Gaspar de Portola (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named The Custom House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monterey.
 
Categories. Man-Made Features
 
Earthquake Bell and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 29, 2013
2. Earthquake Bell and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 11, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 256 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 11, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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