San Francisco History Days

March 5 & 6, 2016

The Old Mint

FREE and Open to the public, on Saturday and Sunday, March 5 & 6, 2016, San Francisco History Days was a success beyond anyone's imagination! Over 6500 people visited The Old Mint and joined dozens of organizations celebrating and telling the stories of the City's unique past. Community historians, archivists, genealogists, archaeologists, researchers, educators, re-enactors and other history enthusiasts enjoyed a FREE Community Open House on Saturday and Sunday at the historic site. Friday, March 4 was Education Day, exclusively for students. This weekend event was hosted by the City of San Francisco Office of the Mayor in partnership with NonPlusUltra Inc.

San Francisco History Days


Education Day - Friday March 5


March 4

A Day Exclusively for Students

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San Francisco 1869


March 5

Free from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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Sutro Baths 1900


March 6

Free from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

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"For all men tragically great are made so through a certain morbidness.... all mortal greatness is but disease." Come celebrate the tragic greatness of Herman Melville Friday 10/14 @ 6! ... See MoreSee Less

Moby-Dick Mini Marathon

October 14, 2016, 6:00pm - October 14, 2016, 11:00pm

San Francisco Maritime Research Center

The first in a series of nautical literary events from the "Captain's Salon" at the SF Maritime Research Center at Fort Mason. Food & drink by "Off the Grid!" Melville open-mic! Read your favorite passage from Moby-Dick or another Melville work! Short talks by neat people! Film! Surprises! Co-sponsored by Cal Maritime, The Melville Society, and the Friends of the SF Maritime Museum Library. Public Transit recommended!

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