Category Archives: History

Dolores Park History Day Sunday, May 26 from 2-6 pm

Dolores Park History Day ~ Sunday, May 26 from 2-6 pm Why are all those shacks in the park (Hint: It’s 1906)? What streams ran near the park and where did they go? Who was buried in the parkland (before … Continue reading

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Do you know Audrey’s Bench?

Nestled among the plants near the southwest corner of Sanchez & 21st Streets is a beautiful sculpted wood bench. Its a great place to enjoy the views from Sanchez hilltop or to catch your breath after ascending the hill on … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Mission Dolores Park

It took a long time for Mission Dolores Park to become the city park we know today. Thousands of years ago the native peoples of the Ohlone tribe chose the area for its sunny weather and access to natural resources. … Continue reading

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Popular History Corner

Nothing informs our future better than understanding our past. The DHIC History Corner at the Block Party encouraged neighbors to share stories and details about our landscape and buildings past and present.

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Dolores Heights History Exhibit 2016

by Hans Kolbe For our 2016 Block Party on October 8, we have put together quite a collection of photos, articles, and personal items depicting¬†the history (ancient and modern) of Dolores Heights and Dolores Park. ¬†Part of the history of … Continue reading

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