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Life Saving Station
Built in 1878, a building used by the Life Saving Service was moved in 1923 from Golden Gate Park to the Richmond District.
SF West History Minute - Nov 17, 2009
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More History Minutes
Marty Larkin has added bit and pieces of San Francisco's history to the backyard of his Outer Sunset District home.
(SF West History Minute Mar 9, 2010)
When the cemeteries were moved from the Richmond District, the remains went one place and the headstones another.
(SF West History Minute Jan 28, 2010)
New Shack Identified
Recent renovations yield a historic dicovery in the Castro... another 1906 Earthquake refugee cottage.
(SF West History Minute Jul 31, 2009)
Balboa Theaters of San Francisco
The Richmond's beloved Balboa Theater wasn't the first.
(SF West History Minute Jul 8, 2009)
How did Speedway Meadow get its name? Ask the people at Jimmy's Old Car Picnic.
(SF West History Minute Dec 12, 2011)
Is Laffin' Sal one of a kind?
(SF West History Minute Aug 10, 2009)
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