BIRTHPLACE OF THE UNITED NATIONS, WAR MEMORIAL COMPLEX


President Franklin D. Roosevelt designated the War Memorial Complex in San Francisco to be the place that the United Nations Conderence for Internation Organization would convene on April 25, 1945. Fifty nations participated in the drafting of the United Nations Charter which was unanimously adopted June 25 and signed by representatives of the 50 nations in the War Memorial Veternas Building on June 26. The site of the signing of the Charter is one of the most significant historical landmarks sites in the world for 20th century events.

Designation:
• State Historical Site (964)
Visited: 05/03/2016
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Websitewww.sfwmpac.org