WATCH: The Long and Twisted Road of How San
Francisco Became San Francisco, with Angus Macfarlane.
Presented Tuesday, July 12.
Reimagining Chinese American Women in
Early 20th Century San Francisco
Authors Julia Flynn Siler and Jasmin Darznik
Presented March 8
Welcome! The San Francisco Historical Society exists to uncover, preserve, and present,
in engaging ways, the colorful and diverse history of our city from its earliest days to the present.
Our museum at 608 Commercial Street is now OPEN!
Thursday, Friday, Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Rent the Museum for private events!
Press Release – 10/28/20: San Francisco Historical Society Opposes Renaming Schools
In a letter to the Board of Education, dated October 29, 2020, the San Francisco Historical Society has stated its opposition to the renaming of the city’s schools as proposed by the Names Advisory Committee of the Board of Education as authorized in Board Resolution No. 184-10A1. More…