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Laborfest: Drama: Living History-1901 SF Waterfront Strike-2 shows
Date Saturday July 12
Time 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location Details
Hyde Street Pier, Hyde and Jefferson St., SF (next to Aquatic Park, across from the Cannery). Hyde Street cable car; Buses: 19 Polk, 1 block away on Northpoint: 30, 47, 49; 2 blocks away on Jefferson: F train.
Event Type Concert/Show
Organizer/Author
Living History: SF Waterfront Strike 1901 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. show times
Join San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park's Living History players in reenactment of the 1901 waterfront strike. From July 13 to October 2, 1901, San Francisco's waterfont was shut down by sailors, longshoremen, and teamsters striking for better pay and working conditions. Experience the sights and sounds of SF history through a reenactment. Hear impassioned speeches and voice your own opinion! Take part in a march as strikers implore ships crews to join their ranks. Watch as soldiers arrive to maintain order and see a ship's captain defy the strikers. Free admission to Hyde Street Pier (reenactment is on pier). Fee for boarding historic ships: Adults, $5, ages 15 and under, free. Free with national park passes. John Cunnane, john_cunnane(at)nps.gov
See also:
http://www.laborfest.net/2008schedule.htm
Added to the calendar on Thursday Jun 19th, 2008 8:13 AM

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