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

Larkin House

 
 
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By Denise Boose, March 7, 2015
1. Larkin House Marker
Inscription. This house was constructed in 1834 by Thomas Oliver Larkin, the only United States Consul in California under Mexican rule, it has been used as a private residence, the United States Consulate, City Hall, and served as Headquarters of General Stephen W. Kearny and Colonel Richard B. Mason, United States Military Governors of California in 1846-1847. Donated in 1957 to the State of California by Alice Larkin Toulmin.
 
Erected by Alice Larkin Toulmin.
 
Location. 36° 35.876′ N, 121° 53.776′ W. Marker is in Monterey, California, in Monterey County. Marker is on Calle Principal at Jefferson Street Monterey, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Located in the courtyard gardens. Marker is at or near this postal address: 464 Calle Principal at Jefferson Street Monterey, Monterey CA 93940, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Quarters of General William Tecumseh Sherman (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Larkin House (a few steps from this marker); 19th Century Sailing Ship's Anchor (within shouting distance of this marker); House of Four Winds (within
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By Denise Boose, March 7, 2015
2. Larkin House Marker
shouting distance of this marker); Chestnut Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Moon Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Casa Amesti (within shouting distance of this marker); Monterey History Time Line (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monterey.
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsWar, Mexican-American
 
Larkin House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, March 7, 2015
3. Larkin House Marker
Larkin House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, March 7, 2015
4. Larkin House Marker
Larkin House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, March 7, 2015
5. Larkin House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 28, 2015, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 246 times since then and 36 times this year. Last updated on April 22, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 28, 2015, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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