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Cliff House at San Francisco's Ocean Beach.
Beach Party at the Cliff House, San Francisco

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Sutro Baths Open in San Francisco
March 14, 1896

Do you like to splash around in water? You would have loved the turn-of-the-century Sutro Baths. Mayor Adolph Sutro made a big splash in San Francisco when he opened the popular Sutro Baths on March 14, 1896. Seven thousand people gathered at Ocean Beach, below the beautiful Cliff House Hotel, to celebrate the opening of the extravagant public bathhouse. What a big, fun place to visit!
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