Broderick-Terry Duel
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member heringermr
N 37° 42.490 W 122° 29.050
10S E 545467 N 4173561
Quick Description: California Historical Landmark #19
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 12/19/2008 7:40:30 AM
Waymark Code: WM5CQW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Touchstone
Views: 15

Long Description:
In the early morning of September 13, 1859, U.S. Senator David C. Broderick and Chief Justice David S. Terry of the California Supreme Court fought the famous duel that ended dueling in California in a ravine east of here, near the shore of Lake Merced. Senator Broderick was mortally wounded. The site is marked with a monument and granite shafts where the two men stood.
Marker Number: 19.00


County: San Mateo

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Marker Dedication Date: 10/16/1949

1100 Lake Merced Blvd, Daly City

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