#0081 Landing Place of Captain J.B. Montgomery


#0081 Landing Place of Captain J.B. Montgomery

Site information:

552 Montgomery St, SE corner of Montgomery and Clay, San Francisco


Plaque information:

Private plaque

Plaque text:

On July 9, 1846, in the early morning, in "the days when the water came up to Montgomery Street," Commander John B. Montgomery - for whom Montgomery Street was named - landed near this spot from the U.S. Sloop-of-War "Portsmouth," to raise the Stars and Stripes on the Plaza, now Portsmouth Square, one block to the west.

Tablet placed by the Native Sons of the Golden West. 1915.

Registered 3/29/1933