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Royal Presidio Chapel

Monterey, California
County of Monterey.
550 Church Street
National Register Number: 66000216
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Religious facility. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: CA-17 Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: Active church; www.californiamissions.com.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - October 9, 1960):
Erected in 1794-95, the Royal Presidio Chapel of San Carlos de Borromeo is the only remaining presidio chapel in California and the sole existing structure of the original Monterey Presidio. The State church of Spanish California, Royal Spanish Governors worshipped and State ceremonies were held here.

There are no threats indicated by the landmark.

There are no reported changes.

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