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California Volunteers’ Memorial

 
 
California Volunteers' Memoral, inscription on west side of pedestal image. Click for full size.
By Grace Corpuz, June 13, 2010
1. California Volunteers' Memoral, inscription on west side of pedestal
Inscription.

Erected by
the Citizens of San Francisco
in Honor
of the
California Volunteers
Spanish-American War
1898
“First to the Front”

 
Erected 1903 by the Citizens of San Francisco.
 
Location. 37° 46.132′ N, 122° 25.607′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is on Dolores Street near Market Street, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is at the northern end of Dolores Street, intersecting with Market Street and Clinton Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11 Dolores Street, San Francisco CA 94103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. King of the Road! (within shouting distance of this marker); The Industrial Age (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mint Hill (about 300 feet away); The Frank J. Portman Memorial Diorama (approx. 0.3 miles away); Guillermo Granizo (approx. 0.3 miles away); La Misión San Francisco de Asís (approx. 0.3 miles away); Misión San Francisco de Asís (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fray Francisco Palou, O.F.M. (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
 
Also see . . .
California Volunteers' Memorial - statue by artist Douglas Tilden image. Click for full size.
By Grace Corpuz, June 11, 2010
2. California Volunteers' Memorial - statue by artist Douglas Tilden

1. 1st California Volunteer Infantry. (Submitted on October 7, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Douglas Tilden. (May 1, 1861 to August 5, 1935) was a world-famous deaf sculptor who went to the California School for the Deaf in Berkeley, California (now in Fremont, California). (Submitted on October 7, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.) 

3. OAC: California Volunteer's Memorial photo, circa 1903. The Bancroft Library, University of California. (Submitted on October 8, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.) 
 
Additional keywords. Guam; Philippines; Philippine-American War; artist, Douglas Tilden
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, Spanish-American
 
California Volunteers' Memorial Monument image. Click for full size.
By Grace Corpuz, June 11, 2010
3. California Volunteers' Memorial Monument
California Volunteers' Memorial monument image. Click for full size.
By Grace Corpuz, June 11, 2010
4. California Volunteers' Memorial monument
Two American soldiers; the goddess of war, Bellona; and the winged horse Pegasus.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 7, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,671 times since then and 181 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 7, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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