Throngs of residents and tourists in San Francisco tramp daily over hill and dale, flatland and shore. Yet, few are aware of the remnants of history that lie beneath our feet; events that helped establish the foundation for the energized, eclectic City we revel in today.
Having been a resident of the Bay Area for nearly 35 years (almost 30 years in various locations within San Francisco’s 49-square miles of dirt, dune, and rock), I continue to be amazed at the number of mini-Ah-Ha! moments I regularly encounter. Pearls of information that change my wonder in, perspective of, and appreciation for this magical “… City that knows how.”
Strap on your hobnailed boots and follow Tramps of San Francisco on virtual excursions in San Francisco and the surrounding area as we continue to discover the hidden, lesser known histories of our golden City by the Bay!
1. Visitor Information. Available at SF.gov.
2. City and County Quick Facts. Available at Census.gov.
3. PPIE – The City That Knows How. Available at the SanFranciscoPublicLibrary.org.
© 2012. Evelyn Rose, Tramps of San Francisco. Last update August 12, 2012.