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

Duarte's Store

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, January 29, 2013
1. Duarte's Store Marker
Inscription. Rosario Duarte introduced salmon trolling to Monterey Bay in 1878. His store was a popular local meeting place. Relocated in 1922 it became a dry goods business operated by Chinese merchant Louis Jang into the 1940’s.
 
Erected by Monterey History & Art Association.
 
Location. 36° 36.159′ N, 121° 53.682′ W. Marker is in Monterey, California, in Monterey County. Marker is on Olivier Street. Touch for map. Olivier Street is closed to vehicular traffic, foot traffic only. Marker is at or near this postal address: 170 Olivier Street, Monterey CA 93940, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas Cole House (here, next to this marker); Earthquake Bell (a few steps from this marker); John “Bricky” Crivello (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain Don Gaspar de Portola (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Monterey Custom House (about 400 feet away); Custom House (about 400 feet away); Monterey Customhouse (about 400 feet away); First Brick House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monterey.
 
Also see . . .  Historic Monterey - Duarte's Store. Rosario Duarte, the most
Duarte's Store and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 29, 2013
2. Duarte's Store and Marker
likely builder of the store he certainly operated from the building around 1865, was a careful builder. The one-story wood-framed structure was constructed of redwood with horizontal drop-siding also of wood, and originally stood at 120 Main Street in Monterey. It was durable enough to withstand a move to its current location (the traffic-free mall end of Olivier Street), with its commercial façade — complete with a pediment, stepped gable and wood cornice, and multi-pane display windows below — intact. ...
(Submitted on February 24, 2014, by James King of San Miguel, California.) 
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
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 263 times since then and 33 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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