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Camp Del Monte
The Citizens' Military Training Corps (CMTC) conducted annual summer training on the grounds of the Hotel Del Monte resort complex from 1920 to 1932. After that date the CMTC trained at Camp John P. Pryor on the grounds of the adjacent Presidio of Monterey. At its height, the resort covered over 20,000 acres and had a race track, polo fields and Monterey's famed Del Monte Forest.
The California National Guard also utilized this site for its "summer camps" from 1920 until it established a permanent training site at San Luis Obispo. Photographs show that the racetrack infield was used as the cantonment area.
The main buildings of the former Hotel Del Monte now serves as the main campus of the Naval Postgraduate School.


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