San Francisco in San Francisco City and County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Western Headquarters of Russell, Majors, and Waddell
California Registered Historical Landmark No. 696
Plaque placed by the California State Park Commission in cooperation with the Society of California Pioneers, April 1, 1960.
Erected 1960 by California State Park Commission. (Marker Number 696.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pony Express National Historic Trail marker series.
Location. 37° 47.699′ N, 122° 24.2′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is at the intersection of Montgomery Street and Merchant Street, on the right when traveling south on Montgomery Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 601 Montgomery Street, San Francisco CA 94111, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pony Express (within shouting distance of this marker); Commander John B. Montgomery's Landing Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank of Italy (within shouting distance of this marker); The Montgomery Block (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of First U.S. Branch Mint (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bummer and Lazarus (about 300 feet away); The Black Cat Café (about 300 feet away); Hudson's Bay Company (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
Also see . . . The Founders. XPHomestation.com's overview of Russell, Majors, and Waddell - the founders of the Pony Express. (Submitted on August 1, 2010.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 30, 2010. This page has been viewed 1,048 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 30, 2010, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. 3. submitted on August 1, 2010, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.