San Francisco

Yerba Buena

1969   During this week in 1969, newspapers across the country were sharing this little snippet about San Francisco.

"San Francisco was originally known as Yerba Buena. Spanish for "good herb," a small mint-like plant early explorers found."

Over the years, people have left their hearts in San Francisco.
As the author Rudyard Kipling said,

"San Francisco has only one drawback –' tis hard to leave."

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