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Cesar Chavez National Monument

This United States national monument honoring farm worker's rights advocate Cesar Chavez was established on October 8, 2012 under the authority of the United States Antiquities Act. It is located in Kern County, about 27 miles southeast of Bakersfield The property is also known as "Nuestra Senora Reina de la Paz" and it was the home of Cesar Chavez from the 1970's until his death in 1993. The site includes the grave of Cesar Chavez and the headquarters of the United Farm Workers.
Cesar Chavez National Monument

Cesar Chavez Monument - Official Web Site
Includes general information about the monument and its creation in 2012, a visitors guide with directions and operating hours, the sites history and culture, management, and news.

Cesar Chavez Monument Announced
On October 8, 2012, President Obama traveled to Keene, California to announce the establishment of the Cesar E. Chavez National Monument on the property known as " Nuestra Senora Reina de la Paz".

American Latino Heritage Funds Cesar Chavez Monument
Announcement on October 8, 2012 that the American Latino Heritage Fund provided $150,000 to open and fund the first year operations of the newly established Cesar Chavez National Monument.

Wikipedia Cesar Chavez Articles:
- Wikipedia Cesar Chavez Profile
- Wikipedia "Cesar Chavez Day" Article
- Wikipedia "Cesar E. Chavez National Monument" Article
- Wikipedia "Places Named After Cesar Chavez" List

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