San Francisco in San Francisco City and County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected 1936 by Oregon Trail Memorial Association and Native Sons of the Golden West.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West, and the Pony Express National Historic Trail marker series.
Location. 37° 47.68′ N, 122° 24.219′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is at the intersection of Clay Street and Montgomery Street on Clay Street. Touch for map. These markers are located on the Clay Street side of the building (tenant: HSBC) at 601 Montgomery Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 600 Clay Street, San Francisco CA 94111, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Western Headquarters of Russell, Majors, and Waddell Commander John B. Montgomery's Landing Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank of Italy (within shouting distance of this marker); Hudson's Bay Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of First U.S. Branch Mint (within shouting distance of this marker); "The Family" (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Montgomery Block (about 300 feet away); Site of the Jenny Lind Theatre and San Francisco City Hall (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. "Antelope" Marker placed in Sacramento, California
Also see . . . When the Pony Express was in Vogue - Virtual Museum of the City of San Francisco. "Each day, except Sunday, a messenger left St. Joseph at noon, another coming east from Sacramento at eight o'clock in the morning. For two years this service was maintained, through good weather and bad." (Submitted on August 17, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 17, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 627 times since then and 56 times this year. Last updated on July 2, 2015, by Harold Colson of San Diego, California. Photos: 1. submitted on August 17, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. 2. submitted on July 2, 2015, by Harold Colson of San Diego, California. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 17, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.