San Francisco in San Francisco City and County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Presidio of San Francisco
Erected 1965 by the California State Park Commission in cooperation with the California History Commission and the United States Army. (Marker Number 79.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 37° 48.052′ N, 122° 27.272′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is at the intersection of Funston Avenue and Lincoln Boulevard, on the right when traveling south on Funston Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Francisco CA 94129, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Women in the Army: U.S. Army Nurse Corps (a few steps from this marker); The Ordoñez Gun (approx. 0.2 miles away); War in the Philippines (approx. 0.2 miles away); Music in the Military: Presidio Band Barracks (approx. 0.2 miles away); Montgomery Street Barracks (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lover’s Lane (approx. ¼ mile away); North West Corner of Original Presidio (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Palace Lagoon (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
Regarding Presidio of San Francisco. This site has been designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No.79
Also see . . .
1. California State Military Museum Presidio of San Francisco. (Submitted on August 26, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. Buffalo Soldiers and the Presidio of San Francisco. (Submitted on March 25, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
1. This Site Has Been Designated as a National Historic Landmark:
Statement of Significance (as of designation - June 13, 1962):
The Presidio has served as a military reservation from its establishment in 1776 as Spain's northern-most
— Submitted October 18, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
Categories. • Landmarks • Military • Notable Places •
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