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Hippie Hill

Unfinished History

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Hippie Hill, 2013.

Photo: Chris Carlsson

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Hippie Hill in distance, behind Sharon Meadows, 1967.

Photo: San Francisco History Center, SF Public Library

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San Francisco native Darrell Rogers (b. 1945 in the Fillmore) describes the African dance scene he participated in during the mid-1960s at Hippie Hill with congas and group drumming, and eventually, unexpected experiments.

Video: Shaping San Francisco

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Hippie Hill drummers, 1969.

Photo: San Francisco History Center, SF Public Library

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Hippie Hill, 1968.

Photo: San Francisco History Center, SF Public Library

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People have been trying to relive the mythical Summer of Love ever since it happened. This picture was taken on Hippie Hill in Golden Gate Park in 1977.

Photo: Private collector, San Francisco, CA