Historic Harvey House

Historic Harvey House (HM287Q)

Location: Salinas, CA 93901 Monterey County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 40.717', W 121° 39.328'

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1868

This house was constructed in 1868 by Isaac J. Harvey, before the arrival of the railroad, before the town's founding when only twelve other structures stood. Salinas City grew and the Harvey family helped lay its foundation. With son Benton, Isaac opened a mercantile store on Main Street and became the town's first mayor. Daughter, Sophronia, became the first teacher. Her class had only 9 students including sister, Mabel. Today that district has over 900.

Today, the historic Harvey House, grounds and original cookhouse is [sic] run by a small nonprofit agency. Its mission is to serve as an anchor for educational and cultural programs dedicated to historical exploration and discovery of shared community. The home has been completely restored, the family documents, photographs, clothes and furniture saved and returned, giving us a rare glimpse of earl community life.
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HM NumberHM287Q
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Date Added Thursday, June 7th, 2018 at 4:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 620136 N 4060063
Decimal Degrees36.67861667, -121.65546667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 40.717', W 121° 39.328'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 40' 43.02" N, 121° 39' 19.68" W
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Area Code(s)831
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 20 Station Pl, Salinas CA 93901, US
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