San Francisco - 1800's - early 1900's

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San Francisco History. Background research for Haylee and Crossings books.

Lisa Redfern
San Francisco is literally a ship burial ground. Below, you can see where ships are entombed just below the surface, in addition to what the shores of San Francisco used to look like before it was altered. Good map of all known buried ships. San Francisco California, San Francisco Bay, Abandoned Ships, Abandoned Places, Weird History Facts, San Francisco Earthquake, California History, California Living, Nature

A ship found buried under Folsom Street in San Francisco... Source in comments - post

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A look back into San Francisco's history may make you feel better about how much you're paying to rent here today. Rent A Tent, Make You Feel, How To Make, Gold Rush, Looking Back, Feel Better, San Francisco, Feelings, History

$1 million to rent a tent: Insane Gold Rush prices that make modern-day SF seem cheap

A look back into San Francisco's history may make you feel better about how much you're paying to rent here today.

‘''Telegraph hill from Vallejo Street, Wharf--San Francisco''’ by LaConnieArt Places In California, California History, Old West Town, Barbary Coast, San Francisco Earthquake, Oregon Trail, Yosemite Valley, San Francisco Bay, Modern City

Telegraph hill from Vallejo Street, Wharf--San Francisco

1 photographic print : half stereograph, albumen.

In looking through the Library of Congress's Civil War pictures I found these of the USS Camanche. A Passaic class monitor, it was built in Jersey City, NJ. American Civil War, American History, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, War Image, Civil Wars, Workshop Storage, Civil War Photos, Library Of Congress

Laying the Deck Plates of Monitor Camanche, San Francisco

1 photographic print : half stereograph, albumen. | Laborers and spectators.

Russian Hill from corner of Mason and Sacramento, San Francisco Sacramento, Paris Skyline, San Francisco, History, Painting, Travel, Paintings, Viajes, Historia

Russian Hill from corner of Mason and Sacramento, San Francisco

1 photographic print : half stereograph, albumen.

 Marine Hospital and Goat Island - From Steamboat Point, San Francisco Steamboats, Library Of Congress, Goats, San Francisco, Island, Prints, Painting, Block Island, Paintings

U.S. Marine Hospital and Goat Island - From Steamboat Point, San Francisco

1 photographic print : half stereograph, albumen.

  Library Of Congress, South Beach, San Francisco, Artwork, Work Of Art

Ebb Tide, South Beach, San Francisco

1 photographic print : half stereograph, albumen.

First Presbyterian Church, Stockton Street, San Francisco San Francisco Girls, San Francisco California, San Francisco Earthquake, Northern California, Golden Gate, Bay Area, 19th Century, Taj Mahal, Usa

First Presbyterian Church, Stockton Street, San Francisco

1 photographic print : half stereograph, albumen.

Goat Island - San Francisco Bay, from Rincon Hill San Francisco Earthquake, California History, San Francisco Bay, Back In The Day, Victorian Era, Golden Gate, 19th Century, Goats, Island

Goat Island - San Francisco Bay, from Rincon Hill

1 photographic print : half stereograph, albumen.

Statue of Lincoln, front of Lincoln School House, Street, San Francisco Public School, Homeschool, San Francisco, Statue, History, Street, Lincoln, Artwork, House

Statue of Lincoln, front of Lincoln School House, 5th Street, San Francisco

1 photographic print : half stereograph, albumen.

Gas Works and Long Bridge from Rincon Point, San Francisco California History, San Francisco California, Bay Area, Oregon, Bridge, Ship, City, Vintage

Gas Works and Long Bridge from Rincon Point, San Francisco

1 photographic print : half stereograph, albumen.

The Cliff House - San Francisco Cliff House San Francisco, Outdoor, Outdoors, Outdoor Games, Outdoor Life

The Cliff House - San Francisco

1 photographic print : half stereograph, albumen.