Landing Place of Captain J. B. Montgomery

California State Historic Landmark 81

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On July 9, 1846, in the early morning, in "the days when the water came up to Montgomery Street," Commander John B. Montgomery - for whom Montgomery Street was named - landed near this spot from the U.S. sloop-of-war "Portsmouth," to raise the Stars and Stripes on the plaza, now Portsmouth Square, one block to the west.

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552 Montgomery St, SE corner of Montgomery and Clay, San Francisco.

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