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    • Abandoned house

    • Buildings; Dwellings; Houses; Abandoned buildings; Ruins
    • The long-abandoned house that Steinbeck used as a setting for 'The Murder.' 'Below the castle, on the nearly level floor of the canyon stands an old ranch house...The house is deserted.' Original is slide.
    • Canyon of azaleas

    • Landscapes; Canyons; Valleys
    • The canyon from which Cal and Abra gather azaleas in East of Eden, though there are no azaleas in this area. 'It was the end of May before the Silacci boys brought the news that the salmon pink blossoms of the azaleas were breaking free....It's a...
    • Fisherman shacks

    • Buildings; Dwellings; Houses
    • Fisherman shacks before they were refurbished. These are now located along the 'chicken walk' on Irving Avenue between the Monterey Bay Coastal Bike Path and Cannery Row. Original is slide.
    • Hopkins Marine Station

    • Marine biology; Buildings; Research facilities
    • Hopkins Marine Station, Monterey, California. John Steinbeck took classes here with one of his sisters in summer 1923. The frog hunt scene in Cannery Row may be based on his experiences gathering specimens at the H.M.S. Original is slide.
    • Krough House

    • Dwellings; Houses
    • Krough House. 148 Central Avenue, Salinas, California. Olga Krough was a playmate of John Steinbeck's. Krough's drugstore makes an appearance in East of Eden (711). Original is slide.
    • Lang Building

    • Buildings; Stores & shops
    • Lang Building. 31 West Market Street, Salinas, California. In East of Eden, 'There was always some little delicacy, very special and good--...pastry bought at Lang's Bakery, just across Main Street' (324). Original is slide.
    • Monterey County Jail

    • Buildings; Jails; Detention facilities
    • Monterey County Jail, the building on the left. This jail was used in East of Eden (Cal Trask), Tortilla Flat (the Boys), and Cannery Row (Gay). Original is slide.
    • Murphy house

    • Buildings; Dwellings; Houses
    • Murphy house. 402 Cayuga Street, Salinas, CA. The Murphys were family friends of the Steinbecks. Dr Murphy saved Steinbeck's life in 1917 by draining his pneumonic lung. Dr Murphy made an appearance in East of Eden as the doctor who tends to Adam...
    • Old Stage Road

    • Landscapes; Roads
    • Old Stage Road, from which Cal and Abra gather azaleas in East of Eden, though there are no azaleas in this area. 'It was the end of May before the Silacci boys brought the news that the salmon pink blossoms of the azaleas were breaking...
    • Pastures of Heaven

    • Landscapes; Rivers; Valleys
    • Pastures of Heaven, Las Pasturas del Cielo, looking down-valley.This photo accompanies text from Pastures of Heaven: 'The successful man said, '....If I have any vision, I'll tell you this: someday there'll be a big house in that valley, stone...
    • Pastures of Heaven

    • Landscapes; Valleys
    • Pastures of Heaven/Las Pasturas del Cielo, looking down-valley over a golf course. This photo accompanies text from Pastures of Heaven: 'The successful man said, '....If I have any vision, I'll tell you this: someday there'll be a big house in that...

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