The First Dynamite Factory in America
California Registered Historical Landmark No. 1002
Historic site designated May 3, 1991. Plaque placement approved
August 17, 2017 as a result of a collaborative effort by
The Glen Park Neighborhoods History Project,
Twin Peaks Parlor No. 214 of the Native Sons of the Golden West,
the Historical Preservation Foundation of the Native Sons Of
The Golden West, and San Francisco Recreation and Parks.
Erected 2017 by Glen Park Neighborhoods History Project, Twin Peaks Parlor No. 214 of the Native Sons of the Golden West, Historical Preservation Foundation of the Native Sons Of The Golden West, San Francisco Recreation
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series lists.
Location. 37° 44.174′ N, 122° 26.396′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is on Elk Street north of O'Shaughnessy Boulevard, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Francisco CA 94131, 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. Glen Canyon Park History (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Mary's Pub (approx. 0.8 miles away); St. Mary's College (approx. 0.9 miles away); Original Site of Bancroft Library (approx. 1.3 miles away); Randy Shilts (approx. 1.6 miles away); Christine Jorgensen (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Golden Hydrant (approx. 1.6 miles away); Harvey Milk (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Giant Powder Company subsequent factory site
Also see . . . Giant Powder Company (Found SF). (Submitted on June 1, 2021.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 1, 2021, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 1, 2021, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.