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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27I5_propellers-from-klamath_San-Francisco-CA.html
The ferryboat Klamath was built in San Francisco in 1925 and often operated out of Hyde Street Pier. These steel propellers were taken off when she was converted to office space in 1964. Both propellers show signs of cavitation, which occurs when …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27CE_del-monte-square_San-Francisco-CA.html
In 1907, the historic buildings on this block were built as a food cannery and warehouse by the California Fruit Canners Association, now known as Del Monte foods and headquartered in San Francisco. Called "Del Monte Plant No. 1", the facility was…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM274U_brigantine-galilee_San-Francisco-CA.html
The brigantine Galilee "...has invariably outsailed and outpointed every vessel with which she has ever been in company, and has the reputation of being the smartest sailing vessel out of San Francisco." — The Rudder, January 1899 Gal…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26Z3_indian-occupiers_San-Francisco-CA.html
"Alcatraz is not an island, it's an idea. The idea that you can recapture and be in control of your life, your destiny, and self-determine your future." — Richard Oakes, Spokesperson for the Occupation Pursuing an Ideal In November, …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26PD_the-old-broadway-jail_San-Francisco-CA.html
Constructed at the foot of Telegraph Hill in 1851, the Old Broadway Jail was San Francisco's first real prison, a three-story brick fortress consisting of 60 cells that could house up to 200 prisoners. In 1856, the jail saw hundreds of members of …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26O5_finnochios_San-Francisco-CA.html
"Welcome to the world-famous Finocchio's, where the most beautiful women onstage are men." Opened in 1936, Finocchio's cabaret featured female impersonators, both gay and straight, performing in, elaborateshows that drew in sailors and tourists al…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26NF_monas-440-club_San-Francisco-CA.html
Originally opened in 1934, Mona's Club moved to 440 Broadway in 1939 and is credited with being San Francisco's first openly lesbian club. The venue featured female entertainers dressed as men, an inverse to the transgender theme of nearby Finocch…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26MB_dominic-paul-dimaggio_San-Francisco-CA.html
This is the site of the original Dimaggios' Restaurant founded by the five DiMaggio brothers in 1937. Tom, the oldest of the 9 children of Sicilian immigrant parents, ran it until the youngest, Dominic Paul DiMaggio, took on the responsibilities i…
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
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