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Lotta's Fountain, San Francisco

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Fountain · Hidden Gem · Landmark
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.

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  • Just learned about the story of Lotta Crabtree from episode of “Death Valley Days”. season 2 episode 9. It lead me to your website to read the many wonderful reviews from your readers. As a...  more »
  • 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 »
  • 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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