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Golden fire hydrant

Golden fire hydrant Review

When all the other fire hydrants went dry during the fire that followed the 1906 earthquake, this one kept pumping. Noe Valley and the Mission District were thus spared the devastation wrought elsewhere in the city, which explains the large number of pre-quake homes here. Every year on April 18th (the anniversary of the quake) folks gather here to share stories about the earthquake, and the famous hydrant gets a fresh coat of gold paint.

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  • Address: Church and 20th Sts., southeastern corner, across from Dolores Park, Noe Valley, San Francisco, CA, 94114 | Map It
  • Location: Noe Valley
Updated: 05-05-2014

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