Monterey’s Path of History Tour

House of Four Winds
The House of Four winds or "La Casa de Los Vientos" in spanish is located on Calle Principal street. Built circa 1830. This adobe was first used as a residence by the Mexican Governor Alvarado. Later the building was used as the first hall of records for the State of California.

The House of Four winds was named for the weather vane that graced the top of roof for many years.

Old photo of the House of Four Winds, circa 1800's

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