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Opening the Golden Gate
The Golden Gate Bridge opened in May 1937
SF West History Minute - May 9, 2012
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World War II in San Francisco
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Life Saving Station
Built in 1878, a building used by the Life Saving Service was moved in 1923 from Golden Gate Park to the Richmond District.
(SF West History Minute Nov 17, 2009)
Pine Lake's Many Names
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(SF West History Minute Jan 6, 2010)
For over 90 years, People have gathered at the Southeast corner of Golden Gate Park
(SF West History Minute Apr 15, 2017)
House of Stone
In 1927, this house was the most popular destination in Forest Hill.
(SF West History Minute Feb 10, 2010)
Mt. Davidson Easter
The first easter service on top of Mt. Davidson was in 1923
(SF West History Minute Apr 1, 2013)
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