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Sculptures at The Farm, Salinas Valley

Sculptures at The Farm, Salinas Valley


Located between Salinas and Monterey on Highway 68, Spreckels was originally a company town built to support the Spreckels Sugar Plant. When it opened in 1899, it was the largest sugar beet factory in the world. Its idyllic tree-lined town entrance and preserved homes and buildings are charming, and centrally located Spreckels Memorial Park is a great spot to enjoy a picnic.

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