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Fray Francisco Palou, O.F.M.

c. 1722 – 1789

 
 
Fray Francisco Palou, O.F.M. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, March 16, 2014
1. Fray Francisco Palou, O.F.M. Marker
Inscription.  
Founder of this Mission of San Francisco de Asis (Dolores) distinguished son of Spain; missionary in the Sierra Gorda, Lower California and at Carmel; president of Missions in Mexico and California; zealous missionary; able administrator; resourceful pioneer; chosen companion and biographer of Junipero Serra.

First historian of California.

 
Erected 1938 by California Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion.
 
Location. 37° 45.85′ N, 122° 25.607′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker can be reached from Dolores Street near 16th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 320 Dolores Street, San Francisco CA 94110, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Misión San Francisco de Asís (a few steps from this marker); La Misión San Francisco de Asís (a few steps from this marker); El Camino Real (a few steps from this
Fray Francisco Palou, O.F.M. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, March 16, 2014
2. Fray Francisco Palou, O.F.M. Marker
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marker); Guillermo Granizo (within shouting distance of this marker); The Frank J. Portman Memorial Diorama (within shouting distance of this marker); Elixir (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Coast Miwok (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of Original Mission Dolores Chapel and Dolores Lagoon / Rammaytush (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located in the Mission Dolores cemetery mounted on the south mission wall.
 
Also see . . .  Francisco Palóu. Found SF website entry (Submitted on April 11, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 22, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 403 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 22, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 17, 2022