San Francisco 1849-1860
Tuesday July 1
California Historical Society: 678 Mission St, San Francisco
Steve Beck, Sutter’s Fort ~ Argonaut Realities: The Quest for El Dorado in California
Amber Guetebier ~ Brief Biographies: Characters of the Gold Rush City
John Adams ~ Abandoned Bounty: Shipwrecks under the City
Rachel James ~ Hounds, Ducks & Vigilantes: The Gangs of San Francisco
Kelly Jensen ~ Sam Brannan: What a Jerk
Taryn Edwards, Mechanics’ Institute ~ Passion, Pride and Principle: The Birth of the Mechanics’ Institute
General admission $15. CHS Members $12.
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CITY OF SHIPWRECKS is part of the San Francisco Time Travel Project, a collaboration between Odd Salon and the California Historical Society. Odd Salon is an evening series of cocktail hour lectures in San Francisco, featuring short talks illuminating extraordinary and unusual chapters from history, science, art, and adventure.