The First Public Children's Playground in the United States

The First Public Children's Playground in the United States (HMR0R)

Location: San Francisco, CA 94117 San Francisco County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 46.091', W 122° 27.474'

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The first public children's playground in the United States was established here in 1887 by gift funds received from the Sharon bequest. The east expansion and rehabilitation work of 1977 were funded by Walter and Elise Haas, by Walter and Phyllis Shorenstein, the Fuhrman Bequest, & Friends of Recreation and Parks

Text of second side of marker:

George R. Moscone mayor
Recreation & Park Commission
Eugene L. Friend president
Loris DiGrazia
Peter G. Armstrong
Keith Eichman, Tommy Harris, Lidia LaGarda, Amy Meyer
John J. Spring general manager
Michael Painter & Associates landscape architect
Collishaw Corporation general contractor

Text of third side of marker:

Mary B. Connolly
Children's Playground
A Gift of Love
MCMLXXVIII
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HM NumberHMR0R
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Year Placed1978
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Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 10:54pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 547744 N 4180233
Decimal Degrees37.76818333, -122.45790000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 46.091', W 122° 27.474'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 46' 5.46" N, 122° 27' 28.44" W
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Area Code(s)415, 510
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 588 Kezar Dr, San Francisco CA 94117, US
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