Sunday, July 14, 2013

Happy Bastille Day #4 -- July 14, 2013

The Chutes was a popular San Francisco amusement park. In 1902 the park was located at 10th Avenue and Fulton Street.  The Chutes celebrated Bastille Day, 1902 with literary exercises, a concert, fireworks and a grand ball.  Mayor Eugene Schmitz, who later resigned in disgrace, gave an oration in English. 

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