Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds

Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds (HM1QXS)

Location: Pacific Grove, CA 93950 Monterey County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 37.127', W 121° 56.29'

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In 1913 the Young Women's Christian Association founded Asilomar as its first permanent conference grounds for the western United States. Constructed during a time of progressive social and political change for women in California and the United States. The YWCA chose architect Julia Morgan to design Asilomar's buildings and grounds. In 1952 a local "Save Asilomar" committee lobbied the YWCA and the State of California to preserve the property. Asilomar became a California State Park on July 1, 1956.
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Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
Marker Number1052
Year Placed2015
Placed ByThe Native Sons of the Golden West HPF and California State Parks
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, March 5th, 2016 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 594948 N 4053108
Decimal Degrees36.61878333, -121.93816667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 37.127', W 121° 56.29'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 37' 7.62" N, 121° 56' 17.4" W
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Area Code(s)831
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 800 Asilomar Ave, Pacific Grove CA 93950, US
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