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Symbols of San Francisco
Symbols of San Francisco
Important Dates in San Francisco History
Mision San Francis de Asis
Misión San Francis de Asís
was established on June 27, 1776, by Father Francisco Palou and José Joaquin Moraga. The town of Yerba Buena was established nearby. As time went by the town took the name Saint Francis, while the mission popularly became known as Dolores. Now the oldest building in San Francisco, the original church structure has withstood three major earthquakes with barely a crack in its thick walls.
1960 Protest
1960 Protest
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