Juana Briones Y Tapia de Miranda

Juana Briones Y Tapia de Miranda (HM13M8)

Location: San Francisco, CA 94133 San Francisco County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 48.072', W 122° 24.572'

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1802 - 1889

— North Beach Pioneer —

Juana Briones, born in Hispanic California, was a preeminent woman of her time. In the 1830s and 1840s she transformed an isolated cove in the then Mexican hamlet of Yerba Buena into her rancho. At the site of this park she raised cattle and grew vegetables for sale to ship crews. She gave sanctuary to refugees and was revered as a healer and care-giver. She is honored as a humanitarian, astute businesswoman, community builder, and devoted mother of eight children.
HM NumberHM13M8
Marker NumberCHL 1024
Year Placed1997
Placed ByState Department of Parks and Recreation, San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department, the Women's Heritage Museum, and the Bay Area Network of Latinas
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Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 4:32am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 551981 N 4183922
Decimal Degrees37.80120000, -122.40953333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 48.072', W 122° 24.572'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 48' 4.32" N, 122° 24' 34.32" W
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Area Code(s)415, 925, 408
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1601-1699 Stockton St, San Francisco CA 94133, US
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