Thinkwalks: Walk the Wiggle!

From Thinkwalks:

A natural and cultural history of the bike route through the Lower Haight neighborhood. Covers water flow, dune and hill reshaping, and the bike politics of recent years. Lots about the Native American village that was here and about how the area looked before it was streets.  Meet at the bike mural (Church and Duboce), end near Alamo square. 2 & 1/2 hours.

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Thinkwalks: Walk the Wiggle!

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From Thinkwalks: The most popular Thinkwalk. Before bikes were invented, the popular Wiggle bike route was a foot trail to avoid these same hills. Change the way you see the landscape as we talk about everything from art and bike politics to floods, lakes and native societies. 2 & 1/2 hours.

Thinkwalks Tour: Walk the Wiggle

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From Thinkwalks: Before bikes were invented, the popular Wiggle bike route was a foot trail to avoid these same hills. Change the way you see the landscape as we talk about everything from art and bike politics to floods, lakes and native societies. We’ll discuss the very latest research on how the Mission Dolores was, […]

Thinkwalks Tour

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