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Pioneer's Monument, San Francisco

Pioneer's Monument - San Francisco, California
Pioneer's Monument
Fulton Street, San Francisco, CA 94102Map
Between Hyde and Larkin
+1 415 391 2000
Neighborhood: Civic Center
Overview

The Pioneer's Monument stands as a living symbol to San Francisco's resilience. It was one of the few free-standing structures that withstood the 1906 earthquake. The spear, shield and bear atop the monument symbolize California. The base of the monument is covered with sketches of some of California's earliest pioneers, including Sir Francis Drake and John Sutter. Perhaps the most interesting aspect of this monument is the long-time rumors that circulate about a time capsule buried underneath the structure.

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Pioneer's Monument General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
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