Virtual Guidebook to El Camino Real
Salinas
California


Salinas is noted for three things: it describes itself as the lettuce capital of the world; John Steinbeck grew up here and placed many of his stories nearby; and it is where I taught geography at Hartnell Community College before moving to UC Berkeley.



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The National Sterinbeck Center in Salinas

(April 28, 2000)


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John Steinbeck's family home in Salinas

(April 28, 2000)


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Urban limit on the southwest edge of Salinas

(January 7, 2006)


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