The Midwinter Fair lived on after closing! Guest John Martini joins Nicole, David, and Woody to discuss how many of the attractions and buildings from the California Midwinter International Exposition of 1894 were repurposed.
Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast - Aug 24, 2019
(above) Merrie Way,
Haunted Swing and Mystic Maze in place on "midway" above Sutro Baths. They had been moved from their original location at the Midwinter Fair in Golden Gate Park.
Thomas Underhill Sweeny, Sunset District pioneer, "demented hermit," and benefactor of a now-vanished observatory on Strawberry Hill, in Stow Lake, in Golden Gate Park, in San Francisco... (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast Jan 10, 2014)