#0623 Union Square


#0623 Union Square

Site information:

NE corner of Geary and Powell, San Francisco


Plaque information:

The state plaque in photo 2 was removed during renovations.  I couldn't find the plaque when I returned.

Plaque text:

Union Square

This was the center of San Francisco in pioneer days, deeded for public use January 3, 1850 during the administration of John White Geary, first mayor and postmaster, and later Governor of Kansas and Pennsylvania. The name originated in 1860 when public meetings were held here in support of the Union.

Plaque placed by the California State Park Commission in cooperation with the City of San Francisco and the San Francisco Landmarks Council.  May 26, 1958

Registered 10/22/1957