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SF History Night: The Loma Prieta Quake | Pacific Heights

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 7:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*$10 for non-members; free for SFHA members

Congregation Sherith Israel Newman Hall | 2266 California St, San Francisco, CA 94115

SF History Night | Pacific Heights

The San Francisco History Association hosts monthly talks which explore our city’s enchanting history in depth.

Each month, a local history expert hosts a themed talk usually accompanied by a slide show with light refreshments.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
SF History Night | Pacific Heights

On October 17, 1989, as many people were getting ready to watch the World Series known as the Battle of the Bay, the Loma Prieta earthquake rocked the San Francisco Bay Area. The quake registered 6.9 on the Richter scale, the largest seismic event to hit the Bay Area since 1906.
 Thirty years on, a panel of first responders will talk about their response to the disaster, from rescuing people trapped in the rubble to helping keep order and calm in the confusion of the aftermath. Their gripping stories will be presented along with historic photographs. We invite members to share their stories at this event.

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.

Event Details

Cost: $10*
*$10 for non-members; free for SFHA members
Categories: History, Lectures & Workshops
Address: 2266 California St, San Francisco, CA 94115

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