San Francisco in San Francisco City and County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
March 3, 1887 - March 14, 1915
Erected 1998 by E Clampus Vitus, Yerba Buena Chapter No.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 37° 48.398′ N, 122° 26.909′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is on Yacht Road near Old Mason Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3699 Yacht Road, San Francisco CA 94123, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bernard Maybeck (1862-1957) (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Palace Lagoon (approx. 0.3 miles away); Marina Air Field (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Women in the Army: U.S. Army Nurse Corps (approx. half a mile away); Presidio of San Francisco (approx. half a mile away); Music in the Military: Presidio Band Barracks (approx. 0.6 miles away); Montgomery Street Barracks (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Ordoñez Gun (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
Also see . . .
1. Ceremony marks stunt pilot Lincoln Beachey’s death 100 years ago - SF Gate. On March 14, 1915, Lincoln Beachey, the most daring airplane pilot of his day, crashed into San Francisco Bay off Fort Mason after the wings of his new stunt plane folded. (Submitted on March 15, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
2. Lincoln Beachey - Lincoln Beachey website. This site will chronicle his life and career, as well as offer thoughts on his place in aviation history, the myths and legends which have surrounded his life and career, and his significant accomplishments. (Submitted on March 15, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
3. Lincoln Beachey and Barney Oldfield Race - Youtube. This is a 3-minute video clip. (Submitted on March 15, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
Categories. • Air & Space •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 15, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 262 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 15, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.