Glen Park Neighborhoods History Project wins award

From our friends at the History Project:
We are very proud to announce that the GPNHP is to be the recipient of the Walter G. Jebe, Sr. Neighborhood Award from the San Francisco History Association, “… presented each year to a person or organization for focusing on local neighborhood history or to an ongoing project to educate and enlighten the residents of an area of the city.” The Awards Dinner is Saturday, July 9. Learn more! Thanks to all of you for your interest and incredible support of our neighborhoods’ histories!
Recent posts from our Vice-Chair and Sunnyside Resident Historian, Amy O’Hair, available at

A Park for Sunnyside

Growing Up on Congo Street in the 1920s – a delightful recollection that reflects daily life in Glen Park, Sunnyside, and Fairmount Heights a century ago.

Tuesday, May 31Finding the Freshet that Foiled François, presented by Joel Pomerantz, San Francisco’s Water Historian (, presented at the meeting of the San Francisco History Association. St. Philip’s Church, 725 Diamond Street (between Elizabeth Street & 24th Street). Doors open at 7 PM, program begins 7:45 PM. General admission $5, SFHA members admission is FREE.

GPNHP Summer Calendar
Visit our Events page at to learn how to join us at the following activities (Suggested Minimum Donation $5.00 to help support future GPNHP activities, or join the GPNHP ($15 per year) and receive a pass to attend this walking tour):
June 11: A new history walk – A Trestle Ran Through It: Early Days in Glen Park Village. 
June 18: GPNHP General Meeting – Learn how to Research the History of Your Home from our neighbors, Vicky Walker and John Blackburn, of the Bernal History Project.
July 16: History walk – Bovines, Dynamite, and High-Flying Shows: the Amazing History of Glen Canyon Park.
July 16Sunnyside History Walk: The Early Days
July 26: Evelyn Rose presents at the San Francisco History Association in Noe Valley – Bovines, Dynamite, and High-Flying Shows: The Amazing History of Glen Canyon in San Francisco
August 6: GPNHP General Meeting – Discover the History of Diamond Heights, presented by Diamond Heights Resident Historian Richard Brandi.
August 20: History walk – A Trestle Ran Through It: Early Days in Glen Park Village. 
September 24 – Sunnyside History Walk: A Walk Down Mid-Century Monterey Blvd.

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