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Outside Lands Podcast Episode 131: Portals of the Past

The story of the famous classical columns at Lloyd Lake in Golden Gate Park, and where they came from.
Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast - Jul 18, 2015

Outside Lands Podcast Episode 131: Portals of the Past Outside Lands Podcast Episode 131: Portals of the Past

(above) Golden Gate Park, circa 1920

Lloyd Lake, Portals of the Past. Columns from the entrance to the Alban Towne Mansion on Nob Hill, destroyed in the 1906 earthquake and fire. Portals moved to Golden Gate Park in 1909.

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