San Francisco in San Francisco City and County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army
on the Pacific Coast
was started by Major Alfred Wells
July 22nd, 1883
July 21st, 1939
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work.
Location. 37° 47.808′ N, 122° 24.22′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is on Montgomery Street north of Jackson Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 809 Montgomery Street, San Francisco CA 94111, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of the Bank of Lucas, Turner & Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); The Banking Firm of Pioche et Bayerque (within shouting distance of this marker); 56 Gold Street (within shouting distance of this marker); First Jewish Religious Services (within shouting distance of this marker); Hotaling Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Black Cat CaféLittle Chile (about 400 feet away); American Zoetrope (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
Also see . . . The Salvation Army - USA Wstern Territory - WIkipedia entry (retrieved 3/11/11). ...and in 1883 Major Alfred Wells, and Major Henry Stillwell were sent to begin the Army's work in San Francisco. Major Wells opened the Army's first building in the West, San Francisco Citadel #1, on July 21, 1883. (Submitted on March 12, 2011.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 12, 2011, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 748 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 12, 2011, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.