San Francisco in San Francisco City and County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
George Sterling Park and the Alice Marble Tennis Courts
1869 – 1926
1913 – 1990
Location. 37° 48.074′ N, 122° 25.196′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is on Greenwich Street near Hyde Street, on the left when traveling Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1249 Greenwich Street, San Francisco CA 94109, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sterling Park (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Octagon House (approx. ¼ mile away); The Clock Tower (approx. 0.3 miles away); Andrea's Fountain (approx. 0.4 miles away); America's First Irish Coffee (approx. 0.4 miles away); Russian Hill (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Ship into San Francisco Bay (approx. 0.4 miles away); The South End Rowing Club (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
Also see . . .
1. George Sterling - George-Sterling.org. George Sterling (1869-1926); King of Bohemia and central figure in the Californian literary scene of the early twentieth century. Pupil of Ambrose Bierce, whom he called "The Master," mentor to Clark Ashton Smith, friend of Jack London, Robinson Jeffers and Nora May French. (Submitted on November 5, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
2. A Remarkable Life: Alice Marble - San Francisco Guides. When Alice was thirteen, her brother Dan gave her a tennis racket saying, “You can’t keep hanging around the ballpark, and hitting balls through people’s windows . . . and acting like a boy.” (Submitted on November 5, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 5, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 359 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 5, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.