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The King Philip Shipwreck
On January 25, 1878, The King Philip was one of three ships to leave San Francisco Bay, but the only one to stay in San Francisco.
SFWest History Minute - Apr 19, 2011
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House of Stone
In 1927, this house was the most popular destination in Forest Hill.
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(SF West History Minute Dec 27, 2013)
In 1898 the Army bivouacked thousands of soldiers on open land in the Inner Richmond District
(SF West History Minute Aug 31, 2010)
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