California Historic Landmarks

Site of Invention of the Three Reel Bell Slot Machine

Site Information

Site as it appeared November, 2000
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Landmark Number: 937
Location: Northwest corner of Battery and Market Streets, San Francisco, San Francisco County
Marker Plaque: Official State Plaque

Description

The coin-operated three-reel slot machine was invented in a workshop at this spot in 1895.

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The offical state marker plaque sits among the utility boxes and light poles.

 

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