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San Francisco Earthquake History Timeline
European discovery and exploration of the San Francisco Bay Area and its islands began in 1542 and culminated with the mapping of the bay in 1775.
Find out more about the history of San Francisco, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com
Bay Area earthquake history. Since 1836, there have been five earthquakes in the San Francisco Bay Area with a magnitude of 6.75 or higher.
The massive earthquake that shook San Francisco to its core in the early hours of April 18, 1906, ignited a howling blaze that threatened total destruction of the city.
San Francisco: San Francisco, city and port, northern California, U.S., located on a peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay.
“Ranch and Mission Days in Alta California,” by Guadalupe Vallejo “Life in California Before the Gold Discovery,” by John Bidwell; Capt. Montgomery Ends Indian Slavery in San Francisco – 1846
A brief & intriguing San Francisco history with emphasis on the most interesting parts. Especially good if you have ever visited ChinaTown or North Beach.
The San Francisco Mint is a branch of the United States Mint and was opened in 1854 to serve the gold mines of the California Gold Rush.It quickly outgrew its first building and moved into a new one in 1874.
The San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge (known locally as the Bay Bridge or the Emperor Norton Bridge) is a complex of bridges spanning San Francisco Bay in California.As part of Interstate 80 and the direct road between San Francisco and Oakland, it carries about 260,000 vehicles a day on its two decks.
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