Monterey in Monterey County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Robert Louis Stevenson House
in the year 1879 lived
Robert Louis Stevenson
essayist, story-teller and poet
whose contributions to literature
delighted the world.
This memorial unveiled
November 12, 1922, the 82nd
Anniversary of his birth
Erected 1922 by The Literary Anniversary Club.
Location. 36° 35.843′ N, 121° 53.6′ W. Marker is in Monterey, California, in Monterey County. Marker is on Houston Street south of Pearl Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 530 Houston Street, Monterey CA 93940, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Stevenson House (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Stevenson House (here, next to this marker); Sherman Rose Inn (a few steps from this marker); First Newspaper in California (within shouting distance of this marker); Griffin Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); Mary Corning Winslow Black Studio (within shouting distance of this marker); Casa Abrego (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jules Simoneau Plaza (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monterey.
Also see . . . Robert Louis Stevenson: A writer's stay in Monterey - Open Salon. He arrived in Monterey in the summer of 1879. He was recovering from poor health worsened by his sea voyage to the U.S. and the train trip across the prairie to California. Stevenson had come to Monterey to wait for his future wife’s divorce to become final. (Submitted on September 28, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music •
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