Thursday, September 23, 2021

California Historical Landmark #772

Sharon and I passed this historical marker while we were hiking the SF Crosstown Trail.

Original Site of St. Mary's College
California State Historical Landmark #772

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This landmark is located at 220 College Avenue, San Francisco, California. There are 48 other California State Historical Landmarks in San Francisco County. The GPS coordinates for this location are 37° 44' 06.6" N 122° 25' 27.6" W.

California Historical Landmark #772

In August 1863, Archbishop Joseph Sadoc Alemany, OP, opened St. Mary's College here with a faculty of two diocesan priests, four laymen, and two student teachers. In August 1868, at the invitation of the archbishop, Brother Justin McMahon and seven Christian Brothers took charge of St. Mary's.

California Historical Landmark #772

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