San Diego in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Lt. George H. Derby
Lt. George H. Derby U.S.A
1823 — 1861
Humorist, Engineer, and Builder of
the first dike to safeguard San
Diego Bay as a navigable harbor.
San Diego Chapter D.A.R.
San Diego Chapter S.A.R.
Nov. 3, 1962
Erected 1962 by The San Diego Chapter D.A.R. and the San Diego Chapter S.A.R.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 32° 45.181′ N, 117° 11.665′ W. Marker is in San Diego, California, in San Diego County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2476 San Diego Avenue, San Diego CA 92110, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Whaley House (within shouting distance of this marker); Lloyd T. Lowrey Plaza (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Adobe Construction (about 500 feet away); Adobe Chapel of The Immaculate Conception (about 500 feet away); Old Town San Diego (about 500 feet away); 1906 Old Town Convent Don Antonio Aguirre (about 500 feet away); Father Antonio Ubach (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Diego.
Also see . . .
1. Derby-Pendleton House. The Derby-Pendleton House currently houses the offices of Save Our Heritage Organization (SOHO). (Submitted on June 14, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
2. George Derby House. The Historic American Buildings Survey record for the George Derby House. Contains several pages of information, as well as six photos of the house. (Submitted on June 19, 2015.)
1. Derby-Pendleton House
The forerunner of the modern-day prefab, an outstanding small Greek Revival home built in 1851 in Portland, Maine, disassembled and shipped around the horn to San Diego, and reassembled that same year by Juan Bandini as a wedding gift to his daughter Dolores and Charles Johnson. … It later served as the home of Lt. George H. Derby, Army engineer, and Capt. George Pendleton, county clerk. … — Historic Houses of America, 1971, Beverley De Costa, editor.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 14, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 305 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 14, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 3. submitted on June 19, 2015. 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on June 14, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.