Histories of San Francisco
Kanrin Maru Plaques Yerba Buena 1847
Kanrin Maru

A monument is erected to commemorate the arrival of the first Japanese naval ship Kanrin Maru in San Francisco Bay on 17 March 1860.

Plaques, As Found Signs, In And Around San Francisco, California

A commemorative plaque, or simply plaque, or in other places referred to as a historical marker or historic plaque, is a plate of metal, ceramic, stone, wood, or other material, typically attached to a wall, stone, or other vertical surface, and bearing text or an image in relief, or both, to commemorate one or more persons, an event, a former use of the place, or some other thing.[from wikipedia]

Yerba Buena 1847

Yerba Buena became San Francisco, January 30, 1847.

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