Monterey County Jail

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Monterey County Jail
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Monterey County Jail is located in California
Monterey County Jail
Monterey County Jail is located in the US
Monterey County Jail
Location 142 W. Alisal St., Salinas, California
Coordinates 36°40′24″N 121°39′34″W / 36.67333°N 121.65944°W / 36.67333; -121.65944Coordinates: 36°40′24″N 121°39′34″W / 36.67333°N 121.65944°W / 36.67333; -121.65944
NRHP Reference # 04001028[1]
Added to NRHP September 24, 2004

The Monterey County Jail in Salinas, California was listed on the United States National Register of Historic Places in 2004.[1]

Cesar Chavez was imprisoned at the jail, raising national attention for the Salinas Valley lettuce boycott and affirming the legal use of boycotts as an organizing model.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Burger, James (October 24, 2013). "Kern sites recommended for national park". The Bakersfield Californian. Retrieved 2013-10-26.