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San Mateo in San Mateo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Morse’s Corners

 
 
Morse’s Corners Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 15, 2010
1. Morse’s Corners Marker
Inscription.  Originally, Michael Carey’s brick store, 1875 – later acquired by A.T. Bartlett and G. Fisher. C. M. Morse’s Drug Store, also Fisher Hotel. First San Mateo telephone, 1883. First San Mateo Fire Department organized here, 1887.
Strebel Building

 
Erected 1977 by San Mateo County Historical Association. (Marker Number 100.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 1875.
 
Location. 37° 33.987′ N, 122° 19.396′ W. Marker is in San Mateo, California, in San Mateo County. Marker is at the intersection of South B Street and 2nd Avenue, on the right when traveling north on South B Street. Marker is mounted on the building which now is a retail site of Verizon Communications. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 147 South B Street, San Mateo CA 94401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Business Structure (approx. ¼ mile away); Mission Hospice (approx. ¼ mile away); Central Park Veterans Memorial – Japanese American Combat Team (approx. 0.3 miles away);
Morse’s Corners Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 15, 2010
2. Morse’s Corners Marker
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Central Park Veterans Memorial - Screaming Eagles Grove (approx. 0.4 miles away); Central Park Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Central Park Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Central Park Veterans Memorial – World War I (approx. 0.4 miles away); Central Park and The Kohl Pumphouse (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Mateo.
 
Morse’s Drug Store Damage From the 1906 Earthquake image. Click for full size.
Courtesy of the San Mateo Public Library, circa 1906
3. Morse’s Drug Store Damage From the 1906 Earthquake
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 6, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 993 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 6, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.

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