San Francisco in San Francisco City and County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Signs of History
Commissioned by the San Francisco Art Commission for the Waterfront Transportation Projects
Designer: Michael Manwaring, Historian: Nancy Leigh Olmsted 1991-2000
Erected by San Francisco Art Commission for the Waterfront Transportation Projects.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places.
Location. 37° 47.714′ N, 122° 23.62′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is on Embarcadero near Market Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Klebingat Recalls The City Front (within shouting distance of this marker); Fruit Seller (within shouting distance of this marker); Freeway Supports (within shouting distance of this marker); San Francisco Vietnam Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Splendid Survivor (about 400 feet away); The Abraham Lincoln Brigade (about 400 feet away); Captain Leidesdorff (about 500 feet away); Getting Around (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
More about this marker. This marker is embedded in the sidewalk in front of the Ferry Building.
Also see . . . Embarcadero (San Francisco) - Wikipedia. The Embarcadero right-of-way begins at the intersection of Second and King Streets near AT&T Park, and travels north, passing under the San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge. The sidewalk along the waterfront between Harrison Street and Broadway was named "Herb Caen Way..." after the death of celebrated local columnist Herb Caen in 1997. (Submitted on March 26, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 26, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 393 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 26, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.