FORT GUNNYBAGS

Historical Landmark

Description:
This is the site of the headquarters of the Vigilance Committee of 1856. On June 21, 1856, Judge David S. Terry was arrested and confined in a cell. The committee, fearing that his friends might attempt to rescue him, decided to fortify the building with gunnysacks filled with sand.


Registration Date: 3/29/1933

Location:
City: San Francisco
County: San Francisco

Directions:
S side of Sacramento between Davis and Front, San Francisco


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