20 Insane But True Things About San Francisco California

20 Insane But True Things About San Francisco California

by Jeremy Mosley

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Overview

San Francisco has experienced a parallel history with the nation’s evolutions and revolutions. San Francisco began as the Spanish colony of Yerba Buena, followed soon thereafter by the California Gold Rush, which exploded the city’s population nearly 25-fold within a year. An earthquake followed by the Great Fire nearly destroyed the entire city in 1906. Since San Francisco’s early cityhood it has been a mosaic melting pot of Chinese, Japanese and Italian immigrants (to name a few), many of whom were held at Angel Island, the West’s own Ellis Island equivalent. Today you can catch a ferry out to the historic island which is now a beautiful park suited for most outdoor recreation including cycling and jogging. Discover everything you need to know by grabbing a copy of this ebook today.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781329752979
Publisher: Lulu.com
Publication date: 12/11/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 301 KB

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