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49 Fourth Street

 
 
49 Fourth Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 20, 2014
1. 49 Fourth Street Marker
Inscription. On this site, the famous “49 Fourth Street” location of the United States Selective Service Induction Center, tens of thousands of San Franciscans and other Northern Californians were inducted into military service during World War II under the Selective Service Act of 1940. They served their country well.
 
Erected 1989 by The American Legion
Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans, Amvets & Military Order of the Purple Heart.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Military Order of the Purple Heart marker series.
 
Location. 37° 47.107′ N, 122° 24.295′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is on 4th Street near Stevenson Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 49 4th Street, San Francisco CA 94103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Phelan Building (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Ignatius College (about 500 feet away); Parrot Building (about 600 feet away); San Francisco Centre (about 700 feet away); John's Grill
49 Fourth Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 20, 2014
2. 49 Fourth Street Marker
(about 700 feet away); The Barbary Coast Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Randolph Hearst (approx. 0.2 miles away); Luisa Tetrazzini (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
 
More about this marker. The marker is on the wall near the entrance of the Marriott Hotel.
 
Additional keywords. selective service center
 
Categories. War, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 26, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 297 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 26, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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