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Object ID 0858
Collection Art
Object Name Map
Caption 0858 Hand drawn map
Classification Art
Local History
Pacific Grove History
Monterey History
Carmel History
Collector Chase, Lucie A.
Date 1933
Dimensions H-25 W-19.5 inches
Description See multimedia for link to seller of copy of map. Hand drawn map in green and brown frame, showing north tip of Monterey peninsula south to Yankee Point in Carmel. Written on bottom: "To my dear friend Mrs. Lucie Chase with my compliments Jos. (?) Smith
Illustrated with captions, starting with TL clockwise: "First U.S. Custom house begun 1814 by Spain, added to by Mexico 1822, completed by Americans. U.S. flag first raised on Pacific coast 1846 here.", "Stevenson house, Robert Louis Stevenson lived here during 1879 wrote 'Vendella of the West' and 'The Amateur Emigrant' here.", "First Theatre in California built in 1843 for a boarding house later used as a theatre by the soldiers.", "Serra's Landing 1770, honoring the memory of Fray Junipero Serra, founder of the California Missions. 'Let our aim be to serve God and humanity'.", "Govornor Juan Batiste Alvarado one of the last Mexican Gov. 1832-46 laid out Monterey.", "Thomas O' Lerkin built this home in 1846 He was the only American consul to the Mexican province of California.", "Colton Hall built in 1848 by Walter Colton Navy Chaplain. He was the first acalde or mayor to Monterey.", "Pt. Pinos Lighthouse was the first on the Pacific coast. Commissioned 1851.", "Some 20,000 rare specimens of marine life may be seen in the famous Pacific Grove Museum.". Middle, R: "Royal Presidio Chapel (originally) Est. 1770, now San Carlos Church built in 1795.", "Western civilization was founded on the Monterey peninsula. The Bay of Monterey discovered in 1822. Monterey was named by a spanish explorer in 1602. The american conquest in 1846 made it part of U.S. soil. Constitution of California was written here in 1849. Here stand the two oldest landmarks in the west, San Carlos and Carmel missions. Two magnificient state parks, Point Lobos and Big Sur nearby. One of the most scenic drives in the world." List of distances to other cities. Middle L: 1770 Mission San Carlos del Rio Carmello. LR: The State park on Big Sur River is 27 miles from Carmel on one of the most scenic drives in the wotld. Camps, fishing, bathing, riding S pack horses, Giant redwoods.
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