California Historic Landmarks

Landing Place of Captain J.B. Montgomery

Site Information

Site of the landing (November 2000)
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Landmark Number: 81
Location: 550 Montgomery Street, San Franciso, San Francisco County
Marker Plaque: one or more plaques placed by civic organizations or other groups


Captain J.B. Montgomery landed the sloop-of-war Portsmith here on July 9, 1846. Large portions of the San Francisco waterfront have been filled in so what was shoreline when Montgomery landed is now the heart of the financial district.

Marker plaque



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