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Outside Lands Podcast Episode 384: Favorite Point

Favorite Point in Golden Gate Park is aptly named, but few know of its location today. We return to the celebration of Golden Gate Park's 150th Anniversary and rediscover this formerly prominent spot in the park. To learn more, visit www.outsidelands.org.
Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast - Jun 20, 2020

Outside Lands Podcast Episode 384: Favorite Point Outside Lands Podcast Episode 384: Favorite Point

(above) Golden Gate Park, circa 1920

Boy posing with Rodin's 'The Thinker' in its location on Favorite Point across Main Drive (now JFK Drive) from the Conservatory of Flowers. (The statue was moved to the Palace of Legion of Honor in 1924)

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