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Little Chile

 
 
Little Chile Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 10, 2012
1. Little Chile Marker
Inscription. The area bounded by Montgomery, Pacific, Jackson and Kearny streets was known as “Chilecito” or “Little Chile” & was established during the gold rush period by Chilean settlers.
 
Erected 2002.
 
Location. 37° 47.799′ N, 122° 24.302′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Columbus Avenue and Kerney Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 141 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco CA 94133, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. American Zoetrope (here, next to this marker); San Francisco Brewing Company (within shouting distance of this marker); The Salvation Army (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lupo’s Restaurant (about 400 feet away); First Jewish Religious Services (about 500 feet away); Site of the Bank of Lucas, Turner & Co. (about 500 feet away); The Banking Firm of Pioche et Bayerque (about 500 feet away); The Black Cat Café (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
 
Categories. Hispanic AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Little Chile Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 10, 2012
2. Little Chile Marker
The marker is imbedded in the side-walk on the Columbus Avenue side of the Sentinel Building.
The Sentinel Building image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 10, 2012
3. The Sentinel Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 13, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 431 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 13, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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