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BORONDA ADOBE HISTORY CENTER

333 Boronda Rd, Salinas, CA 93907

Since 1844

Landmark, Museum, Historic Preservation, Architecture Buildings, Historical Building, Observation Deck, Collections, Exhibitions, Events, Historical Places, Cultural Activities, Event Rentals, Summer Camps, Guided Tours, Weddings, Private Occasions, Gift Shop, Field Trips, Holiday Historic House Tour & Collections

The center room was a multi-purpose "sala" where most family activities took place and it was originally one room with the fireplaces heating the open area from either end

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We visited the Boronda Adobe History Center. The adobe is on the National Register of Adobes. It is a Monterey Colonial adobe and was built in 1846. It was the home of José Eusebio Boronda, who was the grantee of Rancho Rincon de Sanjon. There is an adobe style bake oven outside the adobe. Also on the property is historic Lagunita School house, which was originally built in 1897. There is also a military exhibit. It did not take much time to see the place, read the historical plaque, and w

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FIRST MAYOR'S HOUSE

20 Station Place, Salinas, CA 93901

Since 1870

House, Architectural Buildings, Landmarks, Historical Buildings, Attractions, Interactive Timeline, Buildings, Preservation and Restoration, Educational Programs, Youth and Family Programs, Group Tour, Events, Community Outreach, Exhibitions, Workshops, Cultural Activities, Event Rentals, Speaker Presentations & Summer Camp

It is located on a 16,0750 square lot adjacent to what will soon be the Intermodal Transportation Center and it serves as an adjunct to local schools telling the story of all immigrants to the Salinas Valley

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firstmayorshouse.org

First Sat of the Month : 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The First Mayor's House is to bring the past to life for the benefit of local school children, and it is to bring the future to life for Salinas Railroads Museum, stimulating the development of the new cultural and heritage center and intermodal transportation center. The home has been completely restored to the 1870s the family documents, photographs, clothes and furniture have been preserved, giving us a rare glimpse of early community life.

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JOHN STEINBECK LIBRARY

350 Lincoln Avenue, Salinas, CA 93901

Since 1969

Public Library, Internet Access, Business Items, Large Print Books, Spanish Language Material, Steinbeck and Local History Material, Vehicle Repair Manuals, Career Information, Consumer Information, E-Books, E-Audio Books, E-Magazines, Educational Programs, California Telephone Directories, A Digital Arts Lab & Literacy Center

Every first Saturday of the Month is a book sale - The Volunteers are so friendly and helpful - Free Wi-Fi

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Mon, Fri, Sat & Sun : 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Tue & Thu : 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm Wed : 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

I LOVE this library. I have always had amazing experiences here. The staff has always been helpful and kind. Despite its location and some rather nefarious looking fellows lurking about, not one bad experience have we had. The John Steinbeck Library is awesome. Plus, you can check out toys; how great is that?
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