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The Irish of the Comstock Lode
with Geordie Lynch

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

In partnership with Hinterland.

Filmmaker Geordie Lynch tells the epic tale of how the discovery of silver in 1859 transformed San Francisco from a mining boomtown into a world-class metropolis. Geordie's presentation intersperses video clips from his documentary film-in-progress "City of White Gold" with a fascinating account of four Irishmen from humble origins who challenged the most powerful bank in the West for control of the mineral-rich Comstock Lode.

Hinterland

Admission: 
Members & Public $15
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Location: 
4th Floor Meeting Room
Questions?
Taryn Edwards - 415-393-0103
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