Links to Recommended Web Sites


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Pacific Grove Public Library's collection was a source of inspiration for Steinbeck, especially in the lean years before his literary success.

The original Carnegie building is part of the larger modern structure standing at Central and Fountain avenues.  

Other Steinbeck Sites
National Steinbeck Center in Salinas
San Jose State University's Steinbeck Center
David Nale's
photo essay of the places mentioned in Cannery Row and Sweet Thursday.
Pat Hathaway's California Views' image of John Steinbeck

Other Ricketts Sites
Recipients of the Ed Ricketts Award lectures
Pat Hathaway's California Views' image of Ed Ricketts

Read Hobart, Tasmania, Australia's radio presenter Peter Newlind's article about the Steinbeck trail here.

Related Subject Sites
The counter-cultural view of Pacific Grove, the Colossus of Gold page.
The Joseph Campbell Foundation's home page.
The Robinson Jeffers page
Julia Morgan's buildings at Asilomar

Other Peninsula Attractions
California Views: the Pat Hathaway Collection of historical photographs.
An archive of Monterey's photographic past, including over 70,000 images.
Stanford University's Hopkins Marine Station
Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
Asilomar State Park
St.-Mary's-by-the-Sea Episcopalian Church history


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Most of the historical photos included are from California Views: The Pat Hathaway Collection.
Except where noted, all other photos are by Esther Trosow.

Last updated 10/24/12