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Lotta's fountain is a fountain at the intersection of Market Street, where Geary and Kearny Streets connect in downtown San Francisco, California.
It was commissioned by actress Lotta Crabtree in 1875 as a gift to the city of San Francisco, and would serve as a significant meeting point in the aftermath of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire.
Lotta's Fountain Reviews
On my walk on Market I went to see Lotta's Fountain. This used to be a water hole for horses It is also a memorial to the 1906 earthquake. more »
This fountain won't mean much to you unless you know the backstory. The best way to get the backstory is to take the free San Francisco City guides walking tour of the 1906 earthquake. Horses used to.... more »
A beautiful fountain which was the first part of our SF tour. SF is a very beautiful city that has so much to see and do.
Love that it's been renovated. As a native San Franciscan I remember the original before it was fixed for the 100th anniversary of the 1906 earthquake.
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