San Francisco History

Beechey Map

"On November 6, 1826, H.M.S. Blossom, commanded by Frederick William Beechey, sailed into the Golden Gate to begin a visit that was more productive scientifically than that of any previous expedition to Northern California. . ."

San Francisco Bay, 1826-27, Frederick W. Beechey Expedition

(Note: this is one of two maps included in the article. The other covered the entire San Francisco Bay.)

Source: Lincoln, A. The Beechey Expedition Visits San Francisco. Pacific Discovery. January-February 1969: 1, 6.

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