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Outside Lands Podcast Episode 412: Evolution of Point Lobos Road and Merrie Way

As if Playland, the Cliff House, and Sutro Baths was not enough of an entertainment selection, nearby Merrie Way provided even more thrills. New recurring co-host, John Martini helps us understand how the area around Point Lobos Road evolved.
Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast - Jan 9, 2021

Outside Lands Podcast Episode 412: Evolution of Point Lobos Road and Merrie Way Outside Lands Podcast Episode 412: Evolution of Point Lobos Road and Merrie Way

(above) Merrie Way, circa 1896

[69 Sutro Pleasure Grounds.] Located on present day Merrie Way. View of Haunted Swing ride, Mystic Maze and Firth Wheel. 2nd Cliff House, streetcar depot, and Sutro Baths behind.
W.C. Billington

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