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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26LO_americas-first-irish-coffee_San-Francisco-CA.html
was made here in 1952 It was inspirationally invented at Shannon Airport by Joe Sheridan It was fortuitously introduced here by Stan Delapane It was nurtured to a national institution by Jack Koeppler
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26C6_william-ingraham-kip_San-Francisco-CA.html
On this site then occupied by Trinity Episcopal Church William Ingraham Kip First Episcopal Bishop of California began his fort-year episcopate on January 29, 1854
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26AZ_st-marys-college_San-Francisco-CA.html
In August 1863, Archbishop Joseph Sadoc Alemany, O.P. opened St. Mary's College at this location with a faculty of two diocesan priests, four laymen, and two student teachers in August 1868. At the invitation of Archbishop, Brother Justin McMahon …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26A2_st-marys-pub_San-Francisco-CA.html
Located in the University Mound/College Hill neighborhood, St. Mary's Pub is the oldest repeal bar in San Francisco with the same name. It is named for St. Mary's College, which was located nearby from 1863 to 1879. The first business here was …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25V6_comfort-women-column-of-strength_San-Francisco-CA.html
(English text:) "Our worst fear is that our painful history during World War II will be forgotten." - former Comfort Woman This monument bears witness to the suffering of hundreds of thousands of women and girls, euphemistically called "Comfor…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25FA_former-site-of-eureka-lodging_San-Francisco-CA.html
On this site stood The Eureka Lodging, a boarding house catering to tradesmen and transients. It's most famous resident, Joshua Abraham Norton (1818-1880), Began living here in 1863 and remained for the next 17 years. Coming from South Africa i…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM23T7_klockars-blacksmith-shop_San-Francisco-CA.html
Beginning in the 1860s, foundries South of Market Street fabricated mining machinery, railroad cars, and ships. This 1912 machine shop is the last. Fred V. Wilbert forged fine tools here. Edwin A. Klockars (1898-1994), a native of Munsmo, Finland,…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM23BL_elixir_San-Francisco-CA.html
This is the second oldest known continually operating Saloon location in San Francisco and a centerpiece of the Mission Dolores Neighborhood. On this site Francis Daneal's "bar-room" was listed in the 1858 edition of the San Francisco Registry. Ri…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21OT_891-post-street_San-Francisco-CA.html
Home of Dashiell Hammett and Sam Spade Dashiell Hammett (1894-1961) lived in this building from 1926 until 1929, when he wrote his first three novels: Red Harvest (1929), The Dain Curse (1929), and The Maltese Falcon (1930). Sam Spade's apar…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM20Y3_far-east-cafe_San-Francisco-CA.html
The staffs and management of the Far East Café welcome you into this enchanting restaurant that bring you back in time. Experience dining as it was once enjoyed by the people of ancient China. We serve fine Cantonese and Szechuan cuisine. W…
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