The history of Golden Gate Park is a composite of stories about people. Many interesting and colorful characters have left memorable footprints in this amazing landscape over the years. Join San Francisco Parks Alliance for an evening with Heath Schenker, local landscape historian and author, and Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of California, Davis. Ms. Schenker will recount the stories of some of the fascinating individuals who are part of the rich history of Golden Gate Park,
such as William Hammond Hall, William Randolph Hearst, and Velma Tilden.
Light refreshments will be served.
WHAT: Golden Gate Park: A Stroll Through History
WHEN: Tuesday, October 25, 2011 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
WHERE: The Orchid Gallery (directly east of The Conservatory of Flowers) in Golden Gate Park
COST: Free to SFPA Members* (If your SFPT membership cards have not expired, or if you’ve donated to NPC since 11/1/10, then you are a current SFPA member.) $10.00 Non-Members
RSVP: Please contact Steve Bowles at 415-750-5440 or firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, October 21, 2011
For more details, go to ParksPortal.