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Outside Lands Podcast Episode 427: McCoppin Square Park
McCoppin Square Park is likely the oldest public park in the Outside Lands. But who was McCoppin? Why is a park in the Sunset named after him? Nicole and Michael explore the history of this groundbreaking parcel of land.
- Apr 24, 2021
(above) McCoppin Square Park, Feb 1934
Civil Works Administration (CWA) improvements to McCoppin Square Park baseball field
The Parkside, often lumped in with San Francisco's Sunset District, has a history and character of its own. Corruption trials, pioneer groceries, and May Day queens. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast Jul 12, 2014)