San Francisco in San Francisco City and County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Compton's Cafeteria Riot - 1966
—Lost Landmarks —
Erected by Uptown Tenderloin Historic District.
Location. 37° 46.996′ N, 122° 24.657′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is at the intersection of Turk Street and Taylor Street on Turk Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 112 Turk Street, San Francisco CA 94102, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gene Compton's Cafeteria Riot 1966 (here, next to this marker); Warfield Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bulldog Baths (within shouting distance of this marker); Dahlia Hotel (within shouting distance of this Original Joe's (within shouting distance of this marker); Hotel Drake (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dalt Hotel c. 1910 (about 300 feet away); B'nai Brith (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
Also see . . .
1. The Compton’s Cafeteria Riot. by Autumn Sandeen, Gay and Lesbian Times, Oct. 17, 2010. (Submitted on November 26, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
2. Lost Landmarks. This marker is one of 9 Lost Landmark sidewalk plaques authorized by the Board of Supervisors on September 6, 2011. “These ‘Lost Landmark’ sites will greatly illuminate the forgotten history of these San Francisco sites of historic significance; now, therefore be it” (Submitted on December 17, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Gay Rights
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 26, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 338 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 26, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.