Broderick - Terry Duel

Broderick - Terry Duel (HMC00)

Location: Daly City, CA 94015 San Mateo County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 42.49', W 122° 29.05'

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The famous duel that ended dueling in California was fought in a ravine east of here, near the shore of Lake Merced. In the early morning of September 13, 1859. The participants were U.S. Senator David C. Broderick and Chief Justice David S. Terry of the California Supreme Court. Senator Broderick was mortally wounded. The site is marked with a monument and granite shafts where the two men stood.Dedicated October 16, 1949
HM NumberHMC00
Marker Number19
Year Placed1949
Placed ByCalifornia Centennial Commission, County Board of Supervisors, and San Mateo County Historical Association
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Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 12:42am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 545467 N 4173561
Decimal Degrees37.70816667, -122.48416667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 42.49', W 122° 29.05'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 42' 29.40" N, 122° 29' 3.00" W
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Area Code(s)650, 415
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10 Westpark Dr, Daly City CA 94015, US
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