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Montgomery Street

ON JULY 9, 1846, IN THE EARLY MORNING, IN THE DAYS 
WHEN WATER CAME UP TO MONTGOMERY STREET 
COMMANDER JOHN B. MONTGOMERY - FOR WHOM 
MONTGOMERY STREET WAS NAMED- LANDED NEAR 
THIS SPOT FROM THE U.S. SLOOP-OF-WAR "PORTSMOUTH" 
TO RAISE THE STARS AND STRIPES ON THE PLAZA, 
NOW PORTSMOUTH SQUARE, ONE BLOCK TO THE WEST. 
TABLET PLACED BY THE NATIVE SONS OF THE GOLDEN WEST,
1915

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