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San Francisco History Days

Saturday, March 4, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday, March 5, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Location: San Francisco Old Mint, 88 5th Street, San Francisco

On the weekend of March 4–5, the Old Mint becomes a series of pop-up museums of San Francisco history with dozens of organizations celebrating and telling the stories of the City's unique past. Join the Mechanics' Institute, community historians, archivists, genealogists, archaeologists, researchers, educators, re-enactors, and other history enthusiasts for a FREE Community Open House on Saturday and Sunday at this historic site.

This weekend event is hosted by the City of San Francisco Office of the Mayor in partnership with NonPlusUltra Inc.

This event is free, open to the public, and wheelchair accessible.


Members & Public Free
Offsite: See description for location
Taryn Edwards - 415-393-0103

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