San Francisco’s History Wiki


“FoundSF is a wiki that invites history buffs, community leaders, and San Francisco citizens of all kinds to share their unique stories, images, and videos from past and present. There are over 1,800 articles here presenting primary sources, essays, and images from history. . ”

In my attempt to write about marginalized histories and forgotten anecdotes of San Francisco, I keep returning to a wonderful source: FoundSF.

Today I read about the hidden mural of Mission Dolores.

Do other cities have their own history/storytelling wikis?

Michael Berger is a barely-published writer and book-seller living in San Francisco. He is one of the founding Corsairs of the Iron Garters Bike Club and is currently pursuing a degree in applied pataphysics. He sometimes eats oatmeal for dinner. More from this author →