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North West Corner of Original Presidio

 
 
North West Corner of Original Presidio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 3, 2007
1. North West Corner of Original Presidio Marker
Inscription.  
This Tablet Marks
the North West Corner
of the Original Presidio
of San Francisco
Founded
by the Spaniards
Under Lieutenant Moraga
September 17, 1767

 
Erected 1928 by The California Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: LandmarksMilitaryNotable EventsNotable PlacesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 17, 1864.
 
Location. 37° 47.903′ N, 122° 27.522′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is on Graham Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker is located at Pershing Square. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Francisco CA 94123, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Outpost of an Empire (a few steps from this marker); Pershing Square (within shouting distance of this
North West Corner of Original Presidio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 3, 2007
2. North West Corner of Original Presidio Marker
Signage in front of marker is Station #4 of the Presidio Walking Tour which highlights the flag pole.
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marker); Ammunition Magazine (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Post Chapel (about 400 feet away); Montgomery Street Barracks (about 500 feet away); At Home in the Nineteenth Century Army (about 600 feet away); Bachelor Officers' Quarters: Pershing Hall (about 600 feet away); Sixth Army Headquarters (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
 
More about this marker. Also see: Presidio San Francisco marker for additional information.
 
Also see . . .
1. Military Museum of California: Presidio of San Francisco. (Submitted on October 18, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
2. Pershing Square. (Submitted on October 18, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 18, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,216 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 18, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.

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