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#79:  Presidio of San Francisco

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Location:

SW cornier of Funston Ave and Lincoln Blvd, San Francisco

37.800807,-122.454771

 

 

Plaque:

State Plaque

Notes:

None


From the plaque:

Formally established on September 17, 1776, the San Francisco Presidio has been administered successfully as a military headquarters by Spain, Mexico, and the United States. A major command post during the Mexican War, Civil War, Spanish-American War, World Wars I and II, and the Korean War, and remains a symbol of United States authority in the Pacific.

Plaque placed by the California State Park Commission in cooperation with the California History Commission and the United States Army, September 18, 1965.



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