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Sloat Redwood

THIS REDWOOD TREE PLANTED JULY 4, 1966, 
BY MONTEREY HISTORY & ART ASSOCIATION 
IN COMMEMORATION OF THE LANDING OF 
COMMODORE JOHN DRAKE SLOAT AT MONTEREY 
ON JULY 7, 1846, AND RAIDING THE AMERICAN
FLAG OVER THE CUSTOM HOUSE, FORMALLY
TAKING POSSESSION OF CALIFORNIA FOR 
THE UNITED STATES.

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