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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

2151 Sacramento Street

 
 
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By Andrew Ruppenstein, December 12, 2020
1. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Marker
Inscription.  This house, built in 1881, was once occupied by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music.
 
Location. 37° 47.429′ N, 122° 25.698′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is on Sacramento Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2151 Sacramento Street, San Francisco CA 94109, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. House of Gerhard F. Terschuren (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mary Ellen Pleasant Memorial Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Soto Mission of San Francisco (approx. ¼ mile away); Haas-Lilienthal House (approx. ¼ mile away); Issei Women's Legacy (approx. 0.3 miles away); A New Ballgame (approx. 0.3 miles away); Uoki Sakai (approx. 0.3 miles away); Talbot-Dutton House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
 
Also see . . .  Sir Arthur Conan Doyle House (SFWeekly, March 28, 2008). "For many years native San Franciscans, transplants, and tourists have been pleased and
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, December 12, 2020
2. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Marker - wide view
surprised to spot a polished brass plaque on a beautiful little graystone building on Sacramento across from Lafayette Park that reads: “This house, built in 1881, was once occupied by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.” It looks like an appropriate residence for the doctor who invented Sherlock Holmes. But a little research reveals that the author never actually lived there. He merely visited one of its occupants, Dr. Abrams, and probably only for a few hours, at that, in 1923, during a San Francisco stop on a U.S. lecture tour. Conan Doyle and his wife were staying at the Clift Hotel, where there is no plaque in evidence..." (Submitted on December 16, 2020.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 16, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 16, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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