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Outside Lands Podcast Episode 78: Top Five Statues of Golden Gate Park
David and Woody offer their top five favorite statues of San Francisco's Golden Gate Park: a president, a novelist, a mother, a poet, and a gardener.
Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast - Jul 5, 2014
(above) Music Concourse,
Golden Gate Park. Two young girls standing in front of 'Apple Cider Press Statue.' The bronze sculpture was displayed in this location during the Midwinter Fair of 1894. M.H. de Young later purchased it for the City of San Francisco. The statue was originally a fountain. (The girl at left is filling a drinking cup with water from the fountain.)
John Martini tells us of the vanished strip of saloons, taffy stands, and shooting galleries across from Sutro Heights, including the legendary presence of "Baby" Schmidt. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast May 5, 2018)