Public Talk: Mystery of Laguna Dolores

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A Shaping San Francisco Public Talk

SEP 28, 2011 WED at 7:30PM

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Join Christopher Richard, curator of Aquatic Biology at Oakland Museum, for a presentation on The Mystery of Laguna Dolores. Richard reexamines the legend of a “now vanished” fresh water lake believed to have been located in the heart of the Mission District. The lake is part of the founding story of San Francisco — it’s written about in history books, mentioned in encyclopedias, but after studying at least 100 maps of the San Francisco peninsula drawn before 1912 Richard has come up with a new theory.