Outside Lands Podcast Episode 52: The 1894 Midwinter Fair

The 1894 California Midwinter International Exposition in Golden Gate Park remade not only the park, but the Richmond and Sunset districts. Midway monkeys are discussed.
Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast - Jan 4, 2014

Outside Lands Podcast Episode 52: The 1894 Midwinter Fair Outside Lands Podcast Episode 52: The 1894 Midwinter Fair

pictured:Midwinter Fair, Apr 1894

Acrobat Achille Philion on spiral tower atop walking globe. His first performance at the fair in Golden Gate Park was on April, 1, 1894. Mechanical Arts Building in background.

Related Images
On the Map (click marker for larger map)
 
 
Use this form for any comments, corrections, or thoughts you have on this particular image.
More Podcasts
  • Podcast # 221: Japanese Tea Garden

    Gardener and historian Steven Pitsenbarger gives the story of Golden Gate Park's crown jewel. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast Apr 22, 2017)
  • Podcast # 55: Larsen Park Jet

    History and future of jets used as play structures at Larsen Park on 19th Avenue in San Francisco's Sunset District. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast Jan 24, 2014)
All Podcasts...

The Outside Lands San Francisco podcast is also available as a subscription via iTunes and by RSS feed.

Save SF History