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Outside Lands Podcast Episode 372: Speedway Meadow and the Polo Fields (Classic Episode)

If you've been to the Outside Lands Music Festival, then you know the Polo Fields and Speedway Meadow. These open spaces both have storied histories. This classic episode continues our celebration of the Park's 150th Anniversary.
Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast - Apr 3, 2020

Outside Lands Podcast Episode 372: Speedway Meadow and the Polo Fields (Classic Episode) Outside Lands Podcast Episode 372: Speedway Meadow and the Polo Fields (Classic Episode)

(above) Golden Gate Park, 1906

1906 Earthquake and Fire, Refugees relaxing in sun at Earthquake Refugee Camp 5, on the Recreation Grounds, Golden Gate Park, view east from South Drive (now MLK) near 7th Avenue, army tents and barracks. [J.D. Givens Photo, 136]
J.D. Givens

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