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

Spanish Presidio

 
 
Spanish Presidio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 29, 2013
1. Spanish Presidio Marker
Inscription. Approximate location of the West wall of the Presidio of Monterey which was established in 1770 to protect the Spanish settlers.
 
Erected by Monterey History & Art Association.
 
Location. 36° 35.761′ N, 121° 53.469′ W. Marker is in Monterey, California, in Monterey County. Marker is on Church Streeet east of Abrega Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 Church Street, Monterey CA 93940, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Royal Presidio Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); American Revolutionary War Historical Site (within shouting distance of this marker); De Anza Expedition (within shouting distance of this marker); San Carlos Parish Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Junipero Oak (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Madariaga Adobe (about 300 feet away); Casa Pacheco (about 400 feet away); Casa Abrego (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monterey.
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
Spanish Presidio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 29, 2013
2. Spanish Presidio 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 303 times since then and 31 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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