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Historical Markers in South San Francisco, California

 
Clickable Map of San Mateo County, California and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg San Mateo County, CA (153) Alameda County, CA (444) San Francisco County, CA (598) Santa Clara County, CA (430) Santa Cruz County, CA (110)  SanMateoCounty(153) San Mateo County (153)  AlamedaCounty(444) Alameda County (444)  San Francisco City and County(598) San Francisco City and County (598)  SantaClaraCounty(430) Santa Clara County (430)  SantaCruzCounty(110) Santa Cruz County (110)
South San Francisco is in San Mateo County
      San Mateo County (153)  
      Alameda County (444)  
      San Francisco City and County (598)  
      Santa Clara County (430)  
      Santa Cruz County (110)  
 
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1California (San Mateo County), South San Francisco — 11 — Bank of SSF — "The Grand Walk"
Before the bank was built, the vacant lot was used as a site for carnivals on the 4th of July, complete with a merry-go-round. In September, 1918 when the building was finished the Bank of SSF, the first bank in town, moved from 262 Grand Avenue . . . Map (db m176809) HM
2California (San Mateo County), South San Francisco — 1 — City Hall — "The Grand Walk"
City Hall was dedicated on Armistice Day, November 11, 1920. Modeled after Independence Hall in Philadelphia, the building was designed by Werner and Coffey Architects and constructed for $125,000. Since 1908, the year of the City's . . . Map (db m176812) HM
3California (San Mateo County), South San Francisco — Cuneo Farm and Produce Market
The site now occupied by the South San Francisco BART Station was at one time Cuneo's Farm and Produce Market, owned and operated by Giuseppe Cuneo (b. March, 1899) and Idolina Cuneo (b. May, 1898) and family. Giuseppe and Idolina immigrated to . . . Map (db m176685) HM
4California (San Mateo County), South San Francisco — 4 — Eikerenkotter House — "The Grand Walk"
In 1902, this Queen Anne-style house was built by Julius Eikerenkotter, owner of the first general merchandise store in this city. He came to South San Francisco with his wife, Alice, and three daughters in 1893, and opened his store in the . . . Map (db m176736) HM
5California (San Mateo County), South San Francisco — 7 — Enterprise Journal — "The Grand Walk" — Historical Site —
The South San Francisco Enterprise Journal covered local news for more than a century. Starting in 1895, the South City Printing Company began publishing the Enterprise, a free local newspaper. In 1927, the Enterprise was bought by the South San . . . Map (db m176737) HM
6California (San Mateo County), South San Francisco — 5 — General Hospital — "The Grand Walk" — Historical Site —
A hospital operated at this site from 1905 until it was demolished in 1984. Originally known as Plymire Hospital, this site was the home office of Drs. Harry and Brandley Plymire until the residence moved to its present day location across the . . . Map (db m176772) HM
7California (San Mateo County), South San Francisco — Grand Avenue Library
The Grand Avenue Library opened its doors in 1916 as South San Francisco's first library, one of thousands of new libraries in the United States funded by a grant from businessman and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. Local teacher Rue Randall . . . Map (db m177136) HM
8California (San Mateo County), South San Francisco — 2 — Grand Avenue Library — "The Grand Walk"
Local school teacher Rue Randall Clifford, riding horseback through the City, gathered signatures to secure a $10,000 grant from Andrew Carnegie and build the City's first library. Carnegie gave away much of his fortune, around $60 million, to . . . Map (db m176743) HM
9California (San Mateo County), South San Francisco — Hickey Home — South San Francisco Historic Site
On this site Hickey Home 1890-1967 Thomas Hickey, who started as a butcher for Swift & Co., was a member σf the County Board of Supervisors for 28 years, father of county road system, responsible for hospitals and urged building of . . . Map (db m176689) HM
10California (San Mateo County), South San Francisco — Leipsic Junction — South San Francisco Historic Site
On this site was Leipsic Junction 1918-1938 The Market St. Railway 40 Line from San Francisco to San Mateo made its stops at this Junction to transfer people to the locally owned line which had been built by W. J. Martin. It took . . . Map (db m176632) HM
11California (San Mateo County), South San Francisco — 9 — Martin Building — "The Grand Walk"
The Martin Building (Metropolitan Hotel) is on the National Register of Historic Places. When it was completed in 1914, it was the largest and tallest commercial structure in the City, serving as the headquarters for the South San Francisco Land . . . Map (db m176739) HM
12California (San Mateo County), South San Francisco — McGovern Home — South San Francisco Historic Site
On this site was McGovern Home circa 1910 Built for Dr. J.C. McGovern, who opened his dental office here in 1906, started free dental clinic for school children, served on the City Council, was president of the Chamber of . . . Map (db m176692) HM
13California (San Mateo County), South San Francisco — 6 — Plymire-Schwarz House — "The Grand Walk"
The Plymire-Schwarz House was the first hospital in South San Francisco and is now operated by the Historical Society of South San Francisco as a museum. The house was bequeathed to the Historical Society after the deaths of its last owners, . . . Map (db m176756) HM
14California (San Mateo County), South San Francisco — Sign Hill — South San Francisco Historic Site
On this site was Sign Hill 1923 The Chamber of Commerce's white washed letters, each 60 feet high and 10 feet wide, were replaced by cement ones in 1929 at a cost of $5,000.Map (db m177233) HM
15California (San Mateo County), South San Francisco — South San Francisco General Hospital — South San Francisco Historic Site
On this site was South San Francisco General Hospital 1908-1918-1984 Dr. Plymire had his office in his home on this site. It was later moved across the street. In 1918 Dr. Dolley built a hospital on the site. In 1925 it was bought . . . Map (db m177372) HM
16California (San Mateo County), South San Francisco — St. Paul's United Methodist Church — South San Francisco Historic Site
On this site was St. Paul's United Methodist Church Established 1903 The first services were held in "Butcher's Hall" on Grand Avenue. The first church building, at Grand Avenue and Maple, which now serves as the VFW Hall, was used . . . Map (db m176885) HM
17California (San Mateo County), South San Francisco — 8 — State Theater/State Room — "The Grand Walk"
The State Theater opened in 1931 and was the third movie theater in South San Francisco and the first "sound theater” on the peninsula. The Spanish Revival-style building was designed by the Reid Brothers, who were also the architects of the . . . Map (db m176741) HM
18California (San Mateo County), South San Francisco — 10 — U.S. Post Office — "The Grand Walk"
The first Post Office in South San Francisco opened on April 11, 1892, on the southwest corner of Miller Avenue and San Bruno Road (now Airport Boulevard). In 1892, it moved to the corner of Grand and Linden Avenues. The current building . . . Map (db m176738) HM
19California (San Mateo County), South San Francisco — 3 — Women's Club — "The Grand Walk"
The South San Francisco Women's Club was first formed as the Women's Improvement Club, April 12, 1905. Marianne Martin was elected president. The purpose of the Club was to help promote the education, moral and social well-being of the City. The . . . Map (db m176734) HM
 
 
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