San Francisco in San Francisco City and County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Pony Express Wharf
The Pony Express mail was carried by either the "River Steamers" of the California Steam Navigation Company that operated between here and Sacramento or the ferry "Oakland" that operated between Oakland and here.
Sponsored by: F.E. Hembree Family, Steven & Rhonda Hembree, Joseph L. Shroeder and the Pony Express Trail Association, Joe Nardone - Historian
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pony Express National Historic Trail marker series.
Location. 37° 47.931′ N, 122° 23.861′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is at the intersection of The Embarcadero and Broadway Street, on the right when traveling south on The Embarcadero. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 475 The Embarcadero, San Francisco CA 94111, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Russian Navy Heroes (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Business on the Wharf (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Crimps and Dives (about 400 feet away); Vallejo Street (about 400 feet away); Ferry Boats (about 500 feet away); Italy Harbor (about 600 feet away); Telegraph Hill (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
Also see . . . San Francisco Wharves and Docks, 1847-1870. A listing-style history of the city's wharves, including the Broadway Wharf. (Submitted on March 14, 2013.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 11, 2013, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 431 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 11, 2013, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. 3. submitted on March 14, 2013, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.