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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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Engine Company 33
117 Broad Street is a historic 1890s firehouse and formerly the home of Engine Company 33.
(SF West History Minute May 27, 2010)
48th Avenue Grocery
Frances Kniffin Larkin, a Sunset District resident for over 80 years, remembers when "Your Market, My Deli" at 1460-48th Avenue was Brucker's in the 1930s.
(SF West History Minute Mar 15, 2010)
Reusing one the the Sunset's great buildings
(SF West History Minute Jun 11, 2009)
Mt. Davidson Easter
The first easter service on top of Mt. Davidson was in 1923
(SF West History Minute Apr 1, 2013)
Ocean Beach Archaeology
Beneath the sands of Ocean Beach near the end of Taraval lie remnants of former civilzation
(SF West History Minute Feb 24, 2016)
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)
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