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San Francisco Bay Shore Line Marker

 
 
Old Shore Line of San Francisco Bay Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, October 18, 2006
1. Old Shore Line of San Francisco Bay Marker
Inscription. This tablet marks the shore line of San Francisco Bay at the time of the discovery of gold in California, January 24, 1848. Map reproduced above delineates old shore line.

 
Erected 1921 by Historic Landmarks Committee, Native Sons of the Golden West.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 37° 47.475′ N, 122° 23.957′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is at the intersection of Bush Street and Market Street, on the right when traveling north on Bush Street. Touch for map. Embedded in the sidewalk on Bush Street, at the foot of the Mechanics Monument. Marker is at or near this postal address: Bush Street, San Francisco CA 94104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Liberty Bell Slot Machine (a few steps from this marker); San Francisco Gold Rush Shoreline (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of First California State Fair (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); “The Orient Building” (about 700 feet
San Francisco Bay Shore Line Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, October 18, 2006
2. San Francisco Bay Shore Line Marker
Just to left of bicycle rack.
away); The Old Chamber of Commerce Building (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  California Landmarks in San Francisco. (Submitted on October 21, 2006, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
 
Categories. Natural FeaturesWaterways & Vessels
 
Previous San Francisco Bay Shore Line image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key
3. Previous San Francisco Bay Shore Line
Photo closeup of marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 25, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 21, 2006, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 2,374 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 21, 2006, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.   3. submitted on December 23, 2016. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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