Pioneer Monument Eureka Statue in San Francisco, California - Encircle Photos

17 Pioneer Monument Eureka Statue in San Francisco, California

This bronze statue of Minerva, the Roman goddess of wisdom, with the word “Eureka” on her shield stands on top of the Pioneer Monument, an 800 ton granite pedestal with sculptures and reliefs that depict early California history. “Eureka” refers to the discovery of gold in 1848. It is the state’s motto and part of the California State Seal.

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147 Fulton St, San Francisco, CA 94102

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