San Francisco in San Francisco City and County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Jerry Garcia (1942-1995)
Globally adored and respected musician and frontman for the iconic band, the Grateful Dead, Jerry lived with his grandparents for several years at 87 Harrington Street.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment. A significant historical date for this entry is August 1, 1942.
Location. 37° 43.51′ N, 122° 26.074′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is at the intersection of Mission Street and Harrington Street, on the right when traveling south on Mission Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Francisco CA 94112, 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. Jerry Garcia (approx. 0.6 miles away); St. Mary's Chapel Bell (approx. ¾ mile away); The First Dynamite Factory in America (approx. 0.8 miles away); St. Mary's College (approx. 0.9 miles away); St. Mary's Pub (approx. 0.9 miles away); Glen Canyon Park History (approx. 1.1 miles away); Original Site of Bancroft Library (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Lapidos House (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
Also see . . .
1. Jerry Garcia (Wikipedia)
"Jerome John Garcia (August 1, 1942 – August 9, 1995) was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter, best known for being a principal songwriter, the lead guitarist and a vocalist with the rock band the Grateful Dead, of which he was a founding member and which came to prominence during the counterculture of the 1960s. Although he disavowed the role, Garcia was viewed by many as the leader of the band."(Submitted on November 25, 2021.)
2. Scarlet Begonias (YouTube, studio version, audio only). "...Once in a while you get shown the light in the strangest of places if you look at it right" (Submitted on November 25, 2021.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 25, 2021, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 27 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 25, 2021, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.