Hey, San Francisco, Here's What Your City Looked Like Back When It Was Called 'Yerba Buena'

Yesterday, historian Michael Beschloss tweeted this photo of San Francisco in about 1850.

The occasion for the tweet was the 167-year anniversary of the city’s name change from “Yerba Buena.”

This was more than a half-century before the earthquake and fire of 1906 destroyed much of the city.

Got to love those ships in the Bay…

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