Griffin Plaza

Griffin Plaza (HM175H)

Location: Monterey, CA 93940 Monterey County
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N 36° 35.878', W 121° 53.589'

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Honoring Allen Griffin, 1893-1981, founder and publisher of the Monterey Peninsula Herald for his outstanding contributions to the City of Monterey.

Allen Griffin was the vital force in founding the History and Art Association, the Community Foundation for Monterey County, and Monterey Peninsula College.

He used his editorial skills and influence to preserve Monterey's historic adobes, to advocate beautiful architecture and landscaping, to promote education, and to improve race relations, among many other accomplishments.

The Herald was published in the adjacent chalkrock building from 1927 until 1953.
HM NumberHM175H
Year Placed2001
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 4:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 599001 N 4050845
Decimal Degrees36.59796667, -121.89315000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 35.878', W 121° 53.589'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 35' 52.68" N, 121° 53' 35.34" W
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Area Code(s)408, 831
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 486 Washington St, Monterey CA 93940, US
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