|The route of my 1 March ramble. The approximate distance traveled as tracked by GPS was 8.8 miles. The approximate cumulative elevation gain was 652 feet. Mile markers are shown on the route’s track.|
|This graph shows the elevation changes encountered during the ramble.|
|The Woman's Building is located on 18th Street in the Mission District. The cross street is Lapidge Street.|
|A view of the Woman's Building as seen from Lapidge Street.|
|The Clarion Alley Mural Project as seen from Valencia Street.|
|Mission Dolores Church is located on Dolores Street at 16th Street. The church was founded in 1776.|
|Mission Dolores Cemetery. Many of the headstones are difficult to read because of their age. Some, however, are readable. Below are some headstones that are not only readable, but that are also poignant and evocative.|
Don Francisco de Haro First Alcalde of San Francisco 1835. Died 1849.
|In Memoriam Catherine Stewart, Born in Ayrshire Scotland. Died Dec. 7th 1878. Aged 65 Years. A long illness born with a resignation to the Divine will.|
|Sacred to the Memory of Charles Henry O'Niell who departed this life Nov 6, 1859. Aged 7 years 3 months & 21 days. The last sad gift which a Mothers love can bestow upon his mortal remains. Calmly sleeping here.|
|In Memory of James Gallager a native of Donegal, Ireland. Born Feb 1, 1798. Died March 28, 1876. Aged 78 years 28 days.|
|Erected by William Atkinson in memory of his affectionate wife Bridget who died June 28, 1853, Aged 33 years. A native of the County Longford, Ireland. Also his son John, who died November 15, 1851, aged 9 years. May they rest in Peace. Amen.|
|Here rest the remains of Francisca Granados who was born in Sonora, Mexico. She died on 28 July 1858. She was 33 years old.|
|In the cemetery.|
|A view of downtown San Francisco as seen from Mission Dolores Park.|
|A view of a portion of the lovely Helen Diller Playground. The playground, in Mission Dolores Park, opened in April 2012.|
Another view of the playground. The Berkeley Hills can be seen in the background, across San Francisco Bay.
|A view of Potrero Hill as seen from Sanchez Street in the Upper Mission District.|
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"A camera is a tool for learning how to see without a camera.” Dorothea Lang