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The San Francisco Public Library sponsors free walking tours of landmark Victorians of Alamo Square, on the first and third Saturday and first and third Thursday of each month, 11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Mon, 04 Jul 2016 20:28:00
Article by:
Laurie MacDougall
San Francisco City Guides, operating under the auspices of the Public Library, is a group of dedicated volunteers that offers free walking tours of unique neighborhoods of the city throughout the year. Coming up on Saturdays, July 2 and 16, and Thursdays July7 and 21, you will have an opportunity to get an expert’s take on the many stunning examples of Victorian architecture that survived the San Francisco fire, clustered in the Alamo Square neighborhood.
    
Walking tours are free, and no reservations are necessary. Just show up 10 minutes before the 11:00 start time, outside the Victorian at 824 Grove St. It is advisable to confirm that the scheduled dates are still in effect by visiting the organization’s website at www.sfcityguides.org. At the same time, you can check out a host of other free walking tours being offered throughout the city.
 
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