The Tubbs Cordage Building Historical

The Tubbs Cordage Building Historical (HM1X51)

Location: San Francisco, CA 94109 San Francisco County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 48.529', W 122° 25.263'

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This building was the superintendent's office at the Tubbs company factory or ropewalk. This pioneer industrial factory was located on Iowa Street in the Portero district from 1856 until 1963.

Alfred Tubbs arrived in San Francisco in 1850, and was active in the whaling business and as a ship chandler. Seeing a need for locally produced rope, he established the Tubbs ropewalk in 1856.
In the mid-1960s the company donated the building and the original ropemaking machinery to the Maritime Museum. The building, constructed in the 1850s, is preserved as an example of early San Francisco industrial architecture
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HM NumberHM1X51
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Placed ByU.S. Department of the Interior. National Park Service, San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, March 6th, 2017 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 550962 N 4184761
Decimal Degrees37.80881667, -122.42105000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 48.529', W 122° 25.263'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 48' 31.74" N, 122° 25' 15.78" W
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Area Code(s)415, 510, 650
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2976 Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco CA 94109, US
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