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1.7 Miles
45 Min
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A glimpse into some of the earliest settlers, innovators, and innovations from 19th century San Francisco's "Loma Alta" down through its most notorious neighborhood.

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1. Telegraph Hill and the Dawn of California

1. Telegraph Hill and the Dawn of California

2. Coit Tower and the Legend of Firebell Lil

3. A Colonialist, A Castle

4. The Heslet Garden Compound

5. The Ducks of Alta Street

6. Briones and Franklin in Washington Square

7. The Anarchists of St. Peter & Paul Church

8. El Condor Pasa

9. Lenny Bruce and the Many Beats

10. Coppola at Columbus Tower

11. Boars, Boats & Booze on the Barbary Coast


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Telegraph Hill


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