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Telegraph Hill Historic District

 
 
Telegraph Hill Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 16, 2013
1. Telegraph Hill Historic District Marker
Inscription.
1254-62 Montgomery Street
has been place on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United State
Department of the Interior

 
Location. 37° 48.057′ N, 122° 24.259′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is at the intersection of Montgomery Street and Union Street, on the right when traveling north on Montgomery Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1262 Montgomery Street, San Francisco CA 94111, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Farnsworth's Green Street Lab (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Coit Tower (about 700 feet away); Coit Memorial Tower (about 800 feet away); Telegraph Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Original Site of Third Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); White Angel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gold Mountain (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Saloon (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
 
Also see . . .
1. Telegraph Hill Historic District - NoeHill. [During] the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Telegraph Hill remained isolated, bypassed by cablecar or streetcar
Telegraph Hill Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 16, 2013
2. Telegraph Hill Historic District Marker
lines.... Due to the cliffside location, steps, wooden walkways and a hidden network of footpaths developed throughout the area.
(Submitted on November 6, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 

2. Telegraph Hill, San Francisco - Wikipedia. Originally named Loma Alta ("High Hill") by the Spaniards, the hill was then familiarly known as Goat Hill by the early San Franciscans, and became the neighborhood of choice for many Irish immigrants. From 1825 through 1847, the area between Sansome and Battery, Broadway and Vallejo streets was used as a burial ground for foreign non-Catholic seamen. (Submitted on November 6, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 6, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 276 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 6, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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