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Outside Lands Podcast Episode 345 Robert Emmet Statue

Who placed a statue of the doomed Irish rebellion leader in Golden Gate Park? Learn the story of the Robert Emmet monument that now stands near the California Academy of Science.
Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast - Sep 21, 2019

Outside Lands Podcast Episode 345 Robert Emmet Statue Outside Lands Podcast Episode 345 Robert Emmet Statue

(above) Golden Gate Park Aerial, circa 1925

Aerial view centered on Music Concourse. Spreckels Temple of Music, de Young Museum, old Memorial Museum, Academy of Sciences. Richmond District, Presidio, and Golden Gate beyond.

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