1906: Earthquake And Fire

Neighborhood: SOMA to Union Square

Please Note:

Our free (donations welcome!), regularly scheduled tours are open to the public but NOT open to parties of 8 or more. If you plan to bring 8 or more walkers to a regular tour, please click here for more information on booking private group tours.

Description:

Imagine awakening before dawn on April 18, 1906 to the unthinkable--a massive earthquake has toppled chimneys and buildings, and ripped apart city water pipes. With the fire on your heels, escape from the alleyways south of Market to what should be the safety of Union Square.

Next Tour:

Monday, September 1 at 10:00 am given by Jack Grippi

Future tours:

This tour is also scheduled on those dates in the calendar below (after the map) where the tour time is indicated (in red). You can advance to future months by clicking the >> symbol in the calendar title.

Location:

Meet between the 525 building and 555 building on the south side of Market Street at Market Street Plaza Park benches.

Click here for public transit or driving directions to the starting point

Schedule:

This tour is offered all year

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Guides:

Coordinator(s): TB A, Caitlin Callaghan, Caitlin Callaghan
Guide(s): Kathryn Brownell, John Ferreira, Jack Grippi, Harlan Hirschfeld, Kathy Martin


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