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St. John's Presbyterian Church

 
 
St. John's Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 18, 2009
1. St. John's Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription. Registered Landmark Number 83
City and County of San Francisco (Marker Number 83.)
 
Location. 37° 47.204′ N, 122° 27.567′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is at the intersection of Arguello Boulevard and Lake Street, on the left when traveling north on Arguello Boulevard. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Francisco CA 94118, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The San Francisco Columbarium (approx. 0.4 miles away); Former Site of Laurel Hill Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away but has been reported missing); Lover’s Lane (approx. 0.8 miles away); North West Corner of Original Presidio (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Ordoņez Gun (approx. 0.9 miles away); War in the Philippines (approx. 0.9 miles away); U.S.S. Oregon Marine Corps Memorial (approx. one mile away); The Conservatory (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in San Francisco.
 
More about this marker. The marker is to the right of the entrance on Arguello Boulevard.
 
Also see . . .  Our History. St. John's History website - includes pictures. (Submitted on April 29, 2009.)
St. John's Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 18, 2009
2. St. John's Presbyterian Church Marker
St. John's Presbyterian Church is on the National Register of Historic Places.
St. John's Presbyterian was originally located at on Post Street, near Mason. In 1888, the congregation moved to its second building, at California Street and Octavia.
 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Notable Buildings
 
Cornerstone - Laid 1905 image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 18, 2009
3. Cornerstone - Laid 1905
In 1902 the congregation decided to build a new church in the western part of the city. Designed by the firm of Dodge and Dolliver, ground was broken in 1905, and the first services in the new building were held April 15, 1906.
St. John's Presbyterian Church - Entrance with markers to the left and right of the entrance image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 18, 2009
4. St. John's Presbyterian Church - Entrance with markers to the left and right of the entrance
The Great Earthquake struck on April, 18, 1906. The heavily damaged church, repaired and reopened, and was rededicated on April 28, 1907.
St. John's Presbyterian Church from the Northeast image. Click for full size.
April 18, 2009
5. St. John's Presbyterian Church from the Northeast
St. John's Presbyterian has appeared in at least 3 movies, So I Married an Axe Murderer, Little City, and Zodiac.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 952 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   5. submitted on . • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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