California Historical Landmarks in Monterey County
California Historical Landmark 348
Home of Juan Bautista Alvarado
494-498 Alvarado Street
State Registered Landmark No. 348
Native of Monterey, Governor of California under Mexican rule December 20, 1836 - December 20, 1842. During his administration the increasing influx of Americans and the Russian settlement at Fort Ross, began to be regarded as serious problems. Russians withdrew in 1841.
Tablet placed by California Centennials Commission in cooperation with Monterey Parlor No. 75, N.S.G.W.
September 4, 1949
The Home of Juan Bautista Alvarado contributes to the Old Town Historic District which is a National Landmark.