Sausalito, California: Drinking Fountain Honoring Brothel Madam And Her Dog

A dual human - dog drinking fountain was installed in 1985 to remember Sally Stanford and her dog Leland. Before serving as Sausalito's mayor, Sally had been a madam in a San Francisco brothel.

Sausalito Ferry Terminal

Tracy Way, Sausalito, CA
Sausalito Ferry Terminal
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Sally Stanford and Leland the Dog Drinking Fountain.

Drinking Fountain Honoring Brothel Madam And Her Dog

The Sally Stanford and Leland the Dog Drinking Fountain -- a fun spot near the water and ferries.

[Jenn, 08/05/2017]

Drinking fountain.

Drinking Fountain Honoring Brothel Madam And Her Dog

You and your best furry friend can wet your whiskers at a water fountain near the ferry building, dedicated to Sally Stanford and her dog, Leland.

[Kim Wheeler, 07/06/2013]

Sally Stanford (she named herself after the university) was a bordello madam in San Francisco, 1940-49. In 1972 she was elected mayor of Sausalito. She had a dog named Leland. Her human and dog drinking fountain was dedicated in 1985.

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