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Guided Walking Tour (Daly City)

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Saturday, July 15, 2023 - 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP: (650)299-0104 or education@historysmc.org

Broderick-Terry Duel Landmark Park | Broderick-Terry Duel Landmark Park, Daly City, CA

Event Details

Daly City History Guild Museum & Archive president Mark Weinberger will lead a tour of the famous but often overlooked Broderick-Terry Duel Site located in the tiny park of the same name situated near Lake Merced and on the San Francisco-Daly City border.  The tour will take place within this small park which abuts the San Francisco Golf Club.  Visitors will view a plaque, State Landmark Number 19, and granite shafts which tell of the notorious duel that took place on September 13, 1859.  A story will unfold about how former CA Supreme Court Chief Justice David S. Terry mortally wounded U.S. Senator David C. Broderick in part over the issue of slavery.  This is considered to have been the last duel in California history.  After the tour concludes, participants are invited to visit the Daly City History Museum located a short distance away where light refreshments will be served.  Tour will begin just outside the park entrance on El Portal Way.  Street parking is plentiful.

RSVP: 650.299.0104, ext. 220 or education@historysmc.org

Difficulty Level: Easy. Gravel paths and short distance light walking.
Address: Park entrance near 80 El Portal Way (off Cliffside Drive), Daly City.  Museum is located at 6351 Mission Street, Daly City.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.

Cost: FREE*
*RSVP: (650)299-0104 or education@historysmc.org
Categories: *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, In Person, Outdoors, Walks & Tours
Address: Broderick-Terry Duel Landmark Park, Daly City, CA