San Francisco in San Francisco City and County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
to mark Coit Tower’s 50th Anniversary
and its designation as an Historic Landmark.
Erected 1983 by Recreation and Park Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Landmarks.
Location. 37° 48.15′ N, 122° 24.352′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker can be reached from Telegraph Hill Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Telegraph Hill Boulevard, 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. Coit Memorial Tower (a few steps from this marker); Telegraph Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); Original Site of Third Baptist ChurchTelegraph Hill Historic District (about 700 feet away); Belt Line Railroad (approx. 0.2 miles away); Farnsworth's Green Street Lab (approx. 0.2 miles away); Juana Briones y Tapia de Miranda (approx. 0.2 miles away); Francisco Street (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
More about this marker. This marker is located at the entrance to Coit Tower.
Also see . . .
1. Mrs. Lille Hitchcock-Coit - Visual Museum of the City of San Francisco. She is the patron saint of all pioneer firemen of the city, and if the survivors of that once sturdy brotherhood could have their most ardent wish gratified then the lot of Mrs. Hitchcock-Coit would be a supremely happy one in this life. -- this is from a 1900 biography (Submitted on November 6, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
2. Coit Tower and the History of Its Murals - Everday Citizen. Bernard Zackheim conceived of the mural program, with funding and supervision from the city power broker Herbert Fleishhacker and the new director of the de Young Museum Walter Heil. Zackheim was an immigrant leftist artist and he wanted the murals (Submitted on November 6, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
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