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Loverís Lane

 
 
Loverís Lane Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, March 16, 2014
1. Loverís Lane Marker
Inscription.  This trail witnessed the passing of Spanish soldiers, Franciscan missionaries and American soldiers of two centuries. It is perhaps the oldest travel corridor in San Francisco.

In 1776 this path connected the Spanish Presidio with the mission, three miles to the southeast. During the 1860s it became the main route used by off-duty soldiers to walk into San Francisco. Many of the men made the trip into town to meet their sweethearts and the trail became known as Loverís Lane.
 
Erected by Goldern Gate National Recreation Area.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesRoads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1776.
 
Location. 37° 47.84′ N, 122° 27.243′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is on MacArthur Avenue near Sunset Street, on the right when traveling north. Lover's Lane is a walking path located in the San Francisco Persidio, a part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Francisco CA 94129, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
Loverís Lane Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, March 16, 2014
2. Loverís Lane Marker
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of this marker. Landscaping the Post: From Grassy Hills to Forests (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Alameda (approx. 0.2 miles away); At Home in the Nineteenth Century Army (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bachelor Officers' Quarters: Pershing Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sixth Army Headquarters (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Post Hospital (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Station Hospital (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Post Chapel (approx. ľ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
 
Loverís Lane image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, March 16, 2014
3. Loverís Lane
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 21, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 443 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 21, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 25, 2022