Sarcophagus of Thomas Starr King
Apostle of liberty, humanitarian, Unitarian, minister, who in the Civil War bound California to the Union and led her to
excel all other states in support of the United States Sanitary Commission, predecessor to the American Red Cross. His statue,
together with that of Father Junipero Serra, represents California in the national capitol. His name is borne by a Yosemite peak.
"A man to match our mountains."
California Registered Historical Landmark No. 691
Plaque placed by the California State Park Commission in
cooperation with the California Historical Society and the First
Unitarian Church of San Francisco.
April 24, 1960