Site of the First Salinas Library

Site of the First Salinas Library (HM178D)

Location: Salinas, CA 93901 Monterey County
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N 36° 40.308', W 121° 39.262'

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On this site stood the first Salinas Library. Funds were raised through the efforts of the citizens of Salinas and a pledge from Andrew Carnegie. Designed by Jacob Lenzen, the library opened Nov. 5. 1909, demolished in Aug. 1960. The above plaque was salvaged by Ted Ponton. Rededicated by

Monterey Viejo 1846 ECV Oct. 24, 1992
(E Imfamous Amos Humbug).
HM NumberHM178D
Series This marker is part of the Carnegie Libraries series
Year Placed1992
Placed ByE Clampus Vitus, Monterey Viejo Chapter No. 1846
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 1:38pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 620244 N 4059308
Decimal Degrees36.67180000, -121.65436667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 40.308', W 121° 39.262'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 40' 18.48" N, 121° 39' 15.72" W
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Area Code(s)831
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 405 S Main St, Salinas CA 93901, US
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