Mission Dolores Neighborhood

Neighborhood: Mission

Please Note:

Our free (donations welcome!), regularly scheduled tours are open to the public but NOT open to parties of 8 or more. If you plan to bring 8 or more walkers to a regular tour, please click here for more information on booking private group tours.

Description:

Venture through a history-rich area of the famous Mission district. Learn about the neighborhood’s Spanish mission, its miraculous survival from the 1906 earthquake and fire, and how immigrants ranging from Native Americans and the first Europeans to present-day techies have shaped its unique identity. See a spectacular view of the San Francisco skyline, plus an eclectic mix of treasures, including the city’s oldest intact building, its most heroic fire hydrant, fine examples of Victorians, and the hip Valencia Street corridor.

Next Tour:

Sunday, May 3 at 11:00 am given by Marian Halley

Notes:

No tour July 6th

Future tours:

This tour is also scheduled on those dates in the calendar below (after the map) where the tour time is indicated (in red). You can advance to future months by clicking the >> symbol in the calendar title.

Location:

Meet at the gold-painted fire hydrant (which saved the neighborhood in 1906),SE corner of Church and 20th Sts. Public transportation: MUNI line J Church streetcar.

Click here for public transit or driving directions to the starting point

Schedule:

This tour is offered all year

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Guides:

Coordinator(s): Valerie Menager
Guide(s): Renee Berger, Christine Giordano, Marian Halley, Jack Leibman, Valerie Menager, Rebecca Mouser, David Pilz, Joanna Tong, Tam Tran


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