California State Historical Landmark #192
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This landmark is located in Portsmouth Plaza at Clay and Kearny Streets, San Francisco, California. There are 48 other California State Historical Landmarks in San Francisco County. The GPS coordinates for this location are 37° 47' 41.0" N 122° 24' 18.3" W.
Andrew Smith Hallidie
Site of Eastern Terminus First Street Cars in World Propelled by Cable
Commenced operation August 1, 1875. Ceased February 15, 1942. Invented and installed by Andrew S. Hallidie, born London, England March 16, 1836. Died San Francisco, April 24, 1900. Pioneer manufacturer of wire cables, regent University of California, twice member Board of Freeholders for drafting city charter. Served on first Board of Trustees of the San Francisco Public Library.
Registered State Landmark No. 500
Tablet placed by the California State Park Commission
Base furnished by Friends of Andrew S. Hallidie
Clay Street Hill at Kearny Street Circa 1860