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Laborfest: Drama: 1901 SF Waterfront Strike
Date Saturday July 10
Time 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location Details
Hyde Street Pier - at SF Maritime National Historic Park , Hyde & Jefferson St. San Francisco . F train to Jefferson & Jones, then walk 2 blocks to Hyde; Hyde Street Cable Car to Aquatic Park, walk 1 block to Hyde St Pier; 19 bus to Beach & Hyde, walk 1 block to Hyde St Pier, 30 and 47 buses to Northpoint and Hyde, walk 2 blocks to Hyde St. Pier. $5.00 Pier entry fee - good for one year, ages 15 and under, free. Free with National Park passes. This is part of our National Seashore that includes neighboring Aquatic Park, with a gorgeous view of the Golden Gate Bridge and a great place to swim.
Event Type Concert/Show
Living history: The 1901 San Francisco Waterfront Strike
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 waterfront 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.
The strike reenactment will take place on Hyde Street Pier at 12PM, and repeated at 3PM. The Henry George presentation will be aboard the historic sailing ship Balckutha at 2PM.
For more info: call the park's Visitor Center: 415-447-5000
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Added to the calendar on Sunday Jun 20th, 2010 6:35 AM

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