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Clark’s Point

William Squire Clark

 
 
Clark’s Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 10, 2014
1. Clark’s Point Marker
Inscription.  
At this point of rocks called
Clark’s Point
in the year of 1847
William Squire Clark
drove piles and built the first wharf
in the
Bay of San Francisco

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1847.
 
Location. 37° 47.93′ N, 122° 24.014′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is on Broadway, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Broadway, 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. Ship Brooklyn (a few steps from this marker); Old Ship Saloon (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Vallejo Street (about 600 feet away); Pony Express Wharf (about 700 feet away); Green Street (about 700 feet away); Italy Harbor (about 800 feet away); Business on the Wharf (about 800 feet away); Telegraph Hill (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
 
Clark’s Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 10, 2014
2. Clark’s Point Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 27, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 342 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 27, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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