I joined a group of friendly hikers. We toured the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood of San Francisco. Nikki was the knowledgeable leader of the group.
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This picture of Janis Joplin was taken in 1967. The location is Haight Street at Cole Street. Photograph by Peter Larsen.
|The approximate distance traveled was 7.6 miles. The approximate cumulative elevation gain was 945 feet. Mile markers are shown on the GPS-generated track. |
|Hunter S. Thompson and his IBM Selectric typewriter. This picture is circa 1967 Photographer unknown. |
|Kezar Stadium, located in Golden Gate Park, is an outdoor sports stadium with a long illustrious history. |
|The Sharon Building. It was constructed to provide a food and rest stop for mothers and children who are visiting Golden Gate Park. The original structure was built in 1888. It was destroyed in the Great Earthquake of 1906. The structure was rebuilt and then badly damaged in a fire during 1973. It was rebuilt yet again. It is San Francisco Landmark #124. |
|We are cranking up Buena Vista Avenue West which is adjacent to Buena Vista Park. This view is looking north. |
|Graham Nash in the early 1970s.|
|Jack London as seen in the early part of the Twentieth Century. Photographer unknown.|
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