lincoln park

Eric J. Kos &nbsp&nbsp Pete Calahen of Williams Welding leans into his drill as he works to repair the 1879 fence lining the High Street side of Lincoln Park (background). A portion of the fence was knocked off its concrete foundation when an alleged drunk driver struck it.

Lincoln Park Fence Damaged in Crash

Jul 30,2019

At 11:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 17, an alleged drunk driver was attempting to turn from Santa Clara Avenue onto High Street. He took the turn too widely and crashed into the fence that borders Lincoln Park. He fled from the vehicle, but witnesses pursued him through the park.

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Courtesy Arthur A. Shilt - This sketch of “Rosebush” shows James D. Farrell’s home “Homebush” after the O’Hara Taaffe family moved in.

Vigilante, Rope Maker Once Made His Home on Site of Lincoln Park

Jun 12,2014

Ship captain James D. Farwell arrived in San Francisco in the spring of 1850. He had safely captained the steamboat Tehama from Panama. Farwell, who hailed from Maine, opened a chandlery on Clay Street in San Francisco. As a chandler he supplied the ships in port with their wares.

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