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

Casa de la Torre

 
 
Casa de la Torre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 12, 2013
1. Casa de la Torre Marker
Inscription. Built for Don Jose Joaquin de la Torre, alcalde of old Monterey
 
Erected by Monterey History & Art Association.
 
Location. 36° 35.903′ N, 121° 53.831′ W. Marker is in Monterey, California, in Monterey County. Marker is at the intersection of Pierce Street and Jefferson Street, on the left when traveling north on Pierce Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 502 Pierce Street, Monterey CA 93940, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gordon House (within shouting distance of this marker); Alvarado Adobe (within shouting distance of this marker); Moon Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Chestnut Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Chaplain Walter Colton, U.S.N., 1787-1851 (within shouting distance of this marker); Colton Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Colton Hall – Site of California’s Original Constitution (within shouting distance of this marker); The Great Seal of the State of California (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monterey.
 
Also see . . .  Casa de la Torre - Historic Monterey. This attractive
Casa de la Torre and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 12, 2013
2. Casa de la Torre and Marker
The marker is to the far left in this picture.
adobe was probably built around 1852 by the original holder of the land grant, Francisco Pinto, on land that was assessed at $7.50 in 1850. After passing through several owners, in 1862 it became the home of Jose de la Torre...
(Submitted on February 15, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Casa de la Torre image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 12, 2013
3. Casa de la Torre
 
 
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 276 times since then and 36 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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