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The Historical Castro Walking Tour

Thu Nov 16 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Discover how San Francisco's Gold Rush in 1849 created the city's first gay community and how World War II, the Summer of Love, civil rights leader Harvey Milk and the AIDS epidemic created the heart and soul of the Castro's LGBT community. Learn how Harvey Milk's arrival in the 1970s led to the creation of the rainbow flag and how the Castro became known as the "Gay Mecca" of the world. Walk along today's amazing Rainbow Honor Walk, bronze sidewalk plaques honoring famous LGBT people who have made significant contributions in history. Come cruise the Castro and journey into this incredible community.

Fee:  $20.  Attendees are on their own to reach the starting point, at the corner of Castro and Market Streets, at the rainbow flag pole.