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.
Due to COVID-19 containment measures, The San Francisco Historical Society temporarily closed our Museum at 608 Commercial Street
starting Monday, March 16. The museum will be closed until COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.
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…
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