Monterey County Points of Interest

Historic Point of Interest in Monterey, California: Sloat's Landing Old Fisherman's Wharf in the background.
Historic Point of Interest in Monterey, California: Sloat's Landing 22 November 2012
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Sloat's Landing
Monterey Bay Coastal Trail
Monterey

Sloat's Landing

On this spot on July 7, 1846, U.S. Marines and Sailors landed and raised the American flag over the Custom House which stands before you. Mexico and the United States were at war. American forces landing in Monterey claimed 600,000 square miles for the United States.

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