South San Francisco Historic Site
On this site was McGovern Home circa 1910
Built for Dr. J.C. McGovern,
who opened his dental
office here in 1906,
started free dental clinic
for school children,
served on the City
Council, was president of
the Chamber of Commerce,
founder and first president
of the Community Chest,
and served as the County
Coroner from 1931-1938.
Erected by South San Francisco Historical Society, South San Francisco Historical Preservation Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1910.
Location. 37° 39.534′ N, 122° 25.586′ W. Marker is in South San Francisco, California, in San Mateo County. Marker is at the intersection of Grand Avenue and Eucalyptus Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Grand Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 798 Grand Avenue, South San Francisco CA 94080, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hickey Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Sign Hill (approx. 0.4 miles away); Plymire-Schwarz House (approx. half a mile away); South San Francisco General Hospital
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2021, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 71 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 7, 2021, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.