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This Is What San Francisco Looked Like Around 100 Years Ago… It May Surprise You

Was San Francisco always the same? You will be surprised to see how Fog City was around 100 years ago. San Francisco is known for being one of the most interesting and beautiful cities in the entire country. Whether it’s the environment or the architecture, we are lucky to live in a place with so much history. Better yet, it’s incredible to know that the city has always been a melting pot of ideas, social movements, music, and more in just one place for over 100 years. Watch a delightful video to see San Francisco as a bystander, observing the heart of the city on Market Street, and enjoy some unforgettable photos of the city from around 100 years ago.


Watch this splendid footage of San Francisco provided by YouTube user Ella’s Archives. This video footage is a trip Down Market Street in 1906 within the restored historic district.

If you’re curious about San Francisco history and have something to share please let us know. Also, if you want to see more historic San Francisco then take the time to check out This Rare Footage Of A San Francisco Amusement Park.

J-Garr
San Francisco-based freelance writer who also works in ESL. I'm crazy about coffee, traveling, and exploring. I run a travel blog with my wife at Big & Small Travel (bigandsmalltravel.com).