1906 earthquake and fire

19 Apr 2021

This Fire Hydrant Saved The Mission During The 1906 Earthquake

Yesterday was the 115th anniversary of the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906. Today is the 115th anniversary of the day Dolores Park’s “Golden Hydrant” supposedly saved the Mission District in an obscure but enduring bit of possibly-true San Francisco lore. The Golden Hydrant was the only working hydrant immediately

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28 May 2019

Did San Francisco’s Oldest Bar, The Saloon, Actually Burn Down in 1906?

OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY BENDER’S BECAUSE THEY ARE BADASS. DROP BY AND MAKE SOME BAD DECISIONS WITH SOME GOOD PEOPLE! The Saloon, in North Beach, is regularly touted as San Francisco’s oldest bar, dating back to 1861. While other bars were started sooner, their original buildings were destroyed during the 1906 earthquake

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