San Francisco Monument
Dedicated on March 30, 2008, the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Monument, 40 feet long and 8 feet high, is located near the Vaillancourt Fountain on the Embarcadero, not far from San Francisco's Ferry Building. Forty-five onyx panels are held together by a steel structure. The translucent stone squares show scenes from the war and the faces of some U.S. volunteers in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939), as well as words about the period from writers like Ernest Hemingway.
It was designed by Ann Chamberlain and Walter Hood, and it was donated by the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives and Veterans and Friends of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade.