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The Days of San Francisco's Barbary Coast

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The official Barbary Coast trail was created by historian Daniel Bacon and sponsored by the San Francisco Historical Society. The trail continues through North Beach, over Telegraph Hill and to Fisherman's Wharf. The Society sponsors a number of historical projects and conducts walking tours throughout the city. Visit them online at, go on a walking tour and pick up the book Walking San Francisco on the Barbary Coast Trail


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