San Francisco in San Francisco City and County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected by San Francisco Art Commission for the Waterfront Transportation Projects.
Location. 37° 47.763′ N, 122° 23.712′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Francisco CA 94105, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Embarcadero Freeway (within shouting distance of this marker); The Abraham Lincoln Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Herb Caen Way (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bustle of the City (about 400 feet away); Freeway Supports (about 400 feet away); Klebingat Recalls The City Front (about 400 feet away); Piers 1½, 3 & 5 (about 500 feet away); San Francisco Vietnam Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
More about this marker. This marker is embedded in the sidewalk in front of Sue Bierman Park.
Also see . . . Leidesdorff, William Alexander (1810-1848) - BlackPast. Although little remembered today, Leidesdorff was a social, economic and political force in pre-gold rush San Francisco, with a number of “firsts” credited to his name. When he was named the U.S. Vice Consul to Mexico in 1845, he became the nation’s first African American diplomat. (Submitted on April 19, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
Categories. • African Americans • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 19, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 319 times since then. Last updated on April 22, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 19, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.