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Asilomar State Beach and Conference Center - Pacific Grove, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 36° 37.127 W 121° 56.291
10S E 594946 N 4053109
Quick Description: A California plaque at Assilomar Beach.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 9/10/2015 8:18:25 PM
Waymark Code: WMPK1M
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team
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Long Description:
"In 1913 the young women's christian association founded Assilomar 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 YMCA chose architects Julia Morgan to design Assilomar's buildings and grounds. In 1952 a local Save Assilomar committee lobbied the YWCA and the state of California to preserve the property, Assilomar became a California State Park on July 1, 1956."

The plaque is located behind the main building, at the loop in the road.
Marker Number: 1,052.00

Marker Name: Asilomar State Beach and Conference Center

County: Monterey

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Marker Dedication Date: 2/7/2014

Location:
Behind the main building.


Website: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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