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Hovden Cannery, 886 Cannery Row, Monterey, Monterey County, CA

Hovden Cannery, 886 Cannery Row, Monterey, Monterey County, CA

 
 
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Summary

Significance: The Hovden Cannery was one of the oldest and largest canneries of the Pacific Sardine Fishery. Its heyday in the first half of the 20th Century marked one of the most lucrative national fisheries and an era of literary significance in the works of John Steinbeck. Its founder, Knute Hovden, was a leading innovator in canning technology.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-5
Survey number: HAER CA-11
Building/structure dates: 1973 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1929-1931 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1941-1945 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1916 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: ca. 1921 Demolished
Building/structure dates: 1921-1922 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Hovden, Knute
Stanford University
Wilbur Ellis Company
Ferrante, Pietro "Pete"
Lunde, William
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Location

Monterey Park36.61827, -121.90234
Google Map of 36.618266, -121.902339
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Library of Congress
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