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St. Mary's College

 
 
St. Mary's College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Frank Gunshow Sanchez, March 24, 2018
1. St. Mary's College Marker
Inscription.  In August 1863, Archbishop Joseph Sadoc Alemany, O.P. opened St. Mary's College at this location with a faculty of two diocesan priests, four laymen, and two student teachers in August 1868. At the invitation of Archbishop, Brother Justin McMahon and seven Christian Brothers took charge of St. Mary's. The Christian Brothers have manifested the principle characterized by the best educational institutions; Excellence.

California Registered Historical Landmark No. 772

Plaque placed by The California State Park Commission in cooperation with St Mary's College, its alumni, and the California Historical Society, September 29 1962

 
Erected 1962 by The California State Park Commission, St Mary's College, and The California Historical Society. (Marker Number 772.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducation. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmark series list.
 
Location. 37° 44.108′ N, 122° 25.462′ 

St. Mary's College Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Frank Gunshow Sanchez, March 24, 2018
2. St. Mary's College Marker - Wide View
W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is on College Avenue, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Francisco CA 94110, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Mary's Pub (within shouting distance of this marker); Glen Canyon Park History (approx. one mile away); The Old Clam House - 1861 (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Golden Hydrant (approx. 1.6 miles away); Miguel Hidalgo (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Lexington Club (approx. 1.7 miles away); Randy Shilts (approx. 1.8 miles away); Christine Jorgensen (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 25, 2018, by Frank Gunshow Sanchez of Hollister, California. This page has been viewed 88 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 25, 2018, by Frank Gunshow Sanchez of Hollister, California.   2. submitted on March 26, 2018, by Frank Gunshow Sanchez of Hollister, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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