San Francisco in San Francisco City and County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Presidio of San Francisco
Erected 1965 by the California State Park Commission in cooperation with the California History Commission and the United States Army. (Marker Number 79.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Landmarks • Military • Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks, and the National Historic Landmarks series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1942.
Location. 37° 48.052′ N, 122° 27.272′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is at the intersection of Funston Avenue and Lincoln Boulevard, on the right when traveling south on Funston Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Francisco CA 94129, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 First Women in the Army: U.S. Army Nurse Corps (a few steps from this marker); French 24-Pounder (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Post Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Station Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Western Defense Command Headquarters (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old and New: Presidio Fire Station (about 400 feet away); The Ordoñez Gun (approx. 0.2 miles away); War in the Philippines (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
Regarding Presidio of San Francisco. This site has been designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No.79
Also see . . .
1. California State Military Museum Presidio of San Francisco. (Submitted on August 26, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
2. Buffalo Soldiers and the Presidio of San Francisco. (Submitted on March 25, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
1. This Site Has Been Designated as a National Historic Landmark:
Statement of Significance (as of designation - June 13, 1962):
The Presidio has served as a military reservation from its establishment
— Submitted October 18, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.
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