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St. Francis of Assisi Church

 
 
St. Francis of Assisi Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 10, 2012
1. St. Francis of Assisi Church Marker
Inscription.
Founded June 17, 1849
Pro-cathedral 1852-54
Present church dedicated March 17, 1860

First parish church in San Francisco. In 1850 the first parochial school in California was established here, and the first ordination to the priesthood was held here in 1852.
 
Erected 1972 by California Historical Society.
 
Location. 37° 47.932′ N, 122° 24.469′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is at the intersection of Vallejo Street and Columbus Avenue on Vallejo Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 610 Vallejo Street, San Francisco CA 94133, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Saloon (within shouting distance of this marker); The Stinking Rose (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Condor (about 500 feet away); Lupo’s Restaurant (approx. 0.2 miles away); San Francisco Brewing Company (approx. 0.2 miles away); Juana Briones y Tapia de Miranda (approx. 0.2 miles away); American Zoetrope (approx. 0.2 miles away); Little Chile (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
 
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St. Francis of Assisi Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 10, 2012
2. St. Francis of Assisi Church Marker
The marker is on the left-hand corner of the building.
St. Francis of Assisi Church image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 10, 2012
3. St. Francis of Assisi Church
St. Francis of Assisi Church image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 10, 2012
4. St. Francis of Assisi Church
 
 
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 309 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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