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October 2, 2014

Today Monterey is known for its world famous Monterey Bay Aquarium while the Monterey of yesteryear is known for its fishing and canning industry. But even farther back in time, Monterey’s early identity was forged by individuals such as Captain Gaspar de Portola who headed an expedition to establish a presidio, Commodore John Drake Sloat and his arrival at Monterey Bay in 1846 and United States Navy Chaplain Walter Colton and his supervision of the construction of Colton Hall.

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