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

Chautauqua Hall

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, February 25, 2013
1. Chautauqua Hall Marker
Inscription. The first Chautauqua in the west. Organized at Pacific Grove in June 1879, for the presentation of “moral attractions” and “the highest grade of concerts and entertainment.” Known world wide as “Chautauqua-by-the-Sea,” it made Pacific Grove an unequalled (sic) cultural center.
California Registered
Historical Landmark No. 839
Plaque placed by the State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the City of Pacific Grove, July 20, 1970
 
Erected 1970 by State Department of Parks and Recreation & City of Pacific Grove. (Marker Number 839.)
 
Location. 36° 37.322′ N, 121° 55.082′ W. Marker is in Pacific Grove, California, in Monterey County. Marker is on 16th Street near Central Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 170 16th Street, Pacific Grove CA 93950, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Centrella Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Gosby House Inn (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Glass Bottom Boat (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frank L. Buck House
Chautauqua Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 25, 2013
2. Chautauqua Hall Marker
(approx. mile away); The Irene Masteller Mural (approx. 0.3 miles away); J. H. King Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Trimmer Hill (approx. half a mile away); Hopkins Marine Station (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pacific Grove.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment
 
Chautauqua Hall image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 25, 2013
3. Chautauqua Hall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 7, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 353 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 7, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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