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Clark’s Point

William Squire Clark

 
 
Clark’s Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 10, 2014
1. Clark’s Point Marker
Inscription.
At this point of rocks called
Clark’s Point
in the year of 1847
William Squire Clark
drove piles and built the first wharf
in the
Bay of San Francisco

 
Location. 37° 47.93′ N, 122° 24.014′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is on Broadway, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Broadway, San Francisco CA 94111, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ship Brooklyn (a few steps from this marker); Old Ship Saloon (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Vallejo Street (about 600 feet away); Pony Express Wharf (about 700 feet away); Green Street (about 700 feet away); Italy Harbor (about 800 feet away); Business on the Wharf (about 800 feet away); Telegraph Hill (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in San Francisco.
 
Also see . . .  Re: Pioneer William Squire Clark (Clark's Point, San Francisco, Calif.) - RootsWeb. At the time of his election to the Town Council in September, 1847, William S. Clark was running his advertisement in the weekly Californian in attractive display type - an
Clark’s Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 10, 2014
2. Clark’s Point Marker
auction, storage and commission business; and in italics at the end: Warehouse and office at the Stone Pier foot of Broadway..
(Submitted on February 27, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 226 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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