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

John “Bricky” Crivello

1911-2005

 
 
John “Bricky” Crivello Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 15, 2013
1. John “Bricky” Crivello Marker
Inscription. John “Bricky” Crivello, a key figure in the Monterey Fisherman’s Union for 67 years, was instrumental in the passage of Senate Bill 1213 which provided unemployment benefits to all California fishermen. Due to Bricky’s relentless efforts, the bocce ball courts were included in the Custom House Plaza development of 1969.
 
Location. 36° 36.187′ N, 121° 53.65′ W. Marker is in Monterey, California, in Monterey County. Marker can be reached from Custom House Plaza. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Monterey CA 93940, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monterey Custom House (within shouting distance of this marker); Earthquake Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Custom House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Custom House (within shouting distance of this marker); Duarte's Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Original Flagstaff (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Custom House (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Cole House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monterey.
 
More about this marker.
The Bocce Ball Courts image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 15, 2013
2. The Bocce Ball Courts
The marker is visible on the back wall.
This marker is located in the Custom House Plaza to the west of the Old Custom House.
 
Categories. Labor UnionsNotable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 28, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 399 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 28, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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