Jefferson Davis Highway

Jefferson Davis Highway (HM21TM)

Location: San Diego, CA 92101 San Diego County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 42.834', W 117° 9.744'

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Terminal marker

First Pacific Terminal
Jefferson Davis Highway
Presented To City of San Diego
May 12, 1926
By California Division
United Daughters of the Confederacy
Replaced May 12, 1956
HM NumberHM21TM
Additional InformationWhen Jefferson Davis served as the US Secretary of War under President Buchanan, he conceived of an idea that the Army needed a road from the Atlantic to the Pacific, for overland transportation of Army goods. This is the beginning of the idea of a transcontinental highway. Several years later as the President of the Confederacy, he resurrected this idea.
Series This marker is part of the series
Historical Period19th Century
Historical PlaceBusiness Center
Marker TypeOther
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleCommemmorative Marker
Year Placed1926
Placed ByCalifornia Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 21st, 2017 at 2:31pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
Directions InformationHorton Plaza, embedded in the tile walkway
Location DescriptionFacing the US Grant Hotel, on the left walkway
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 484780 N 3619582
Decimal Degrees32.71390000, -117.16240000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 42.834', W 117° 9.744'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 42' 50.0400" N, 117° 9' 44.6400" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)619, 858, 949, 310, 510,
Can be seen from road?No
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 326 Horton Plaza, San Diego CA 92101, US
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