Site of What Cheer House

Site of What Cheer House (HMM8F)

Location: San Francisco, CA 94111 San Francisco County
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N 37° 47.627', W 122° 24.13'

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This is the site of the famous What Cheer House, a unique hotel opened in 1852 by R. B. Woodward and destroyed by the fire of 1906. The What Cheer House catered to men only, permitted no liquor on the premises, and housed San Francisco's first free library and first museum.

California Registered Historical Landmark No. 650

Plaque placed by the California State Park Commission in cooperation with the California Historical Society and the American Trust Company, April 24, 1959.
HM NumberHMM8F
Marker Number650
Year Placed1959
Placed ByCalifornia State Park Commission, the California Historical Society, American Trust Company
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 7:39pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 552635 N 4183103
Decimal Degrees37.79378333, -122.40216667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 47.627', W 122° 24.13'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 47' 37.62" N, 122° 24' 7.80" W
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Area Code(s)415, 510, 858, 650
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 150-198 Leidesdorff St, San Francisco CA 94111, US
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