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

Casa Serrano

 
 
Casa Serrano Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 12, 2013
1. Casa Serrano Marker
Inscription.
Built for an English blacksmith in 1840, and sold to Don Florencio Serrano, a schoolteacher, in 1846. The Monterey History & Art Association was founded here in 1931.


Lara-Soto Adobe * Up and to the right
Capitular Hall * Towards the Bay
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Location. 36° 35.985′ N, 121° 53.759′ W. Marker is in Monterey, California, in Monterey County. Marker is on Pacific Street south of West Franklin South, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 420 Pacific Street, Monterey CA 93940, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Steinbeck and the Lara-Soto Adobe (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Merritt House (about 400 feet away); Casa Sanchez (about 400 feet away); Golden State Theatre (about 500 feet away); Rodriguez – Osio Adobe (about 500 feet away); Site of Casa Bonifacio (about 500 feet away); 19th Century Sailing Ship's Anchor (about 600 feet away); Casa de la Torre (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monterey.
 
Also see . . .  Casa Serrano - Historic Monterey. Construction of this graceful adobe was
Casa Serrano Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 12, 2013
2. Casa Serrano Marker
begun in 1845 by Thomas O. Larkin. It was sold unfinished to Florencio Serrano, who completed the house following his marriage to the daughter of Don Joaquin de la Torre.
(Submitted on February 15, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Casa Serrano, back image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 12, 2013
3. Casa Serrano, back
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 15, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 213 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 15, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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