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San Francisco in San Francisco City and County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

North West Corner of Original Presidio

 
 
North West Corner of Original Presidio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 3, 2007
1. North West Corner of Original Presidio Marker
Inscription.
This Tablet Marks
the North West Corner
of the Original Presidio
of San Francisco
Founded
by the Spaniards
Under Lieutenant Moraga
September 17, 1767

 
Erected 1928 by The California Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 37° 47.903′ N, 122° 27.522′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is on Graham Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located at Pershing Square. Marker is in this post office area: San Francisco CA 94123, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Ordoñez Gun (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); War in the Philippines (about 600 feet away); Montgomery Street Barracks (approx. ¼ mile away); Music in the Military: Presidio Band Barracks (approx. ¼ mile away); San Francisco National Cemetery
North West Corner of Original Presidio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 3, 2007
2. North West Corner of Original Presidio Marker
Signage in front of marker is Station #4 of the Presidio Walking Tour which highlights the flag pole.
(approx. ¼ mile away); Lover’s Lane (approx. ¼ mile away); U.S.S. Oregon Marine Corps Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Presidio of San Francisco (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
 
More about this marker. Also see: Presidio San Francisco marker for additional information.
 
Also see . . .
1. Military Museum of California: Presidio of San Francisco. (Submitted on October 18, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. Pershing Square. (Submitted on October 18, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 18, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,107 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 18, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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