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Sydney Stein: First Woman Gardener in Golden Gate Park

Sep 17, 2020 6:00pm-7:00pm (Thursday) at Virtual Online Event
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With our friends at San Francisco Heritage, we will explore the accomplishments of Sydney Stein, who in 1929 became the first woman hired as a gardener by the City of San Francisco.

2020 marks the 150th anniversary of Golden Gate Park, and our lecture will explore a beloved unsung hero: Sydney Stein, who in 1929 became the first woman hired as a gardener by the City of San Francisco. Nicole Meldahl will recount some of the specific initiatives she accomplished, such as saving tulips from Europe immediately before World War II, her ascendance to chief nurseryman (or should we say, nurseryWOman?), and eventually manager of the Conservatory of Flowers.

This FREE program is hosted by San Francisco Heritage. Pre-registration is required through their Eventbrite listing below and is limited to 100 participants on Zoom. They will also be live streaming the program on SF Heritage's Facebook page at www.facebook.com/SFHeritage.

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