San Francisco in San Francisco City and County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Dr. Jose P. Rizal
Installed on December 30, 1996 in commemoration of the first centennial of his martyrdom.
Location. 37° 47.314′ N, 122° 24.124′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is on New Montgomery Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 New Montgomery Street, San Francisco CA 94105, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. California Admission Day (within shouting distance of this marker); Sharon Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hobart Building (about 300 feet away); The Mechanics’ Institute (about 300 feet away); The Montgomery (about 400 feet away); Luisa Tetrazzini (about 400 feet away); William Randolph Hearst (about 500 feet away); Site of First California State Fair (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
Regarding Dr. Jose P. Rizal. This marker is mounted on the corner of the Palace Hotel.
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1. Jose Rizal. What made Jose Rizal worthy of becoming the Philippines’ national hero was not merely his intelligence, personality, literary acumen, or his pacifist ideals. Rather, it was his patriotism, optimism, undying love for his country and his belief in his countrymen which set him apart. He believed not merely in freedom but in the potential of the Filipino people to surpass what they were under the Spanish colonial government, and all he wished was for them to be given the chance to tap that potential. (Submitted on February 18, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
2. Palace Hotel, San Francisco - Wikipedia. The Palace Hotel is a landmark historic hotel in San Francisco, California, located at the SW corner of Market and New Montgomery streets. Also referred to as the "New" Palace Hotel to distinguish it from the original 1875 Palace Hotel (which had been demolished after being gutted by the fire caused by the 1906 San Francisco earthquake) that it was built to replace, the present structure opened on December 19, 1909 on the site of its razed predecessor... (Submitted on February 18, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
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