10/50.- San Francisco, Dewey Monument


Union Square, between Stockton and Powell and Geary and Post; derives its name from pro-Union rallies held here in 1860s on the eve of the Civil War. Located in downtown San Francisco, Union Square is the place for smart shopping, fine restaurants, theaters, boutiques, art galleries.

In the center of the park stands Dewey Monument, a column capped by bronze with Victory bearing a trident and wreath. This monument commemorates Admiral Dewey's victory over Spain's Navy at Manila Bay in 1898.

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