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Yerba Buena, 1884

This is what the Golden Gate looked like to sailors in 1846, when San Francisco was called Yerba Buena

CREDIT: “View of San Francisco, Formerly Yerba Buena, in 1846-7 Before the Discovery of Gold,” 1884. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number LC-DIG-pga-00251.



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