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St. Francis of Assisi Church

 
 
St. Francis of Assisi Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 10, 2012
1. St. Francis of Assisi Church Marker
Inscription.  
Founded June 17, 1849
Pro-cathedral 1852-54
Present church dedicated March 17, 1860

First parish church in San Francisco. In 1850 the first parochial school in California was established here, and the first ordination to the priesthood was held here in 1852.
 
Erected 1972 by California Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 37° 47.932′ N, 122° 24.469′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is at the intersection of Vallejo Street and Columbus Avenue on Vallejo Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 610 Vallejo Street, San Francisco CA 94133, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Saloon (within shouting distance of this marker); The Stinking Rose (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Condor (about 500 feet away); The Old Broadway Jail (about 500 feet away); Italian American Bank (about 600 feet
St. Francis of Assisi Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 10, 2012
2. St. Francis of Assisi Church Marker
The marker is on the left-hand corner of the building.
away); Finnochio's (about 700 feet away); Peter Macchiarini Steps (about 700 feet away); The Lusty Lady (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
 
St. Francis of Assisi Church image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 10, 2012
3. St. Francis of Assisi Church
St. Francis of Assisi Church image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 10, 2012
4. St. Francis of Assisi Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 390 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 13, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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