Tours take in the sites of Harvey Milk’s life
Posted on February 6, 2009
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he Oscar-nominated film Milk is igniting related tourism in San Francisco. The city played host during filming of this biopic about Harvey Milk, one of the first openly gay people elected to a high public office.
Start your visit off with a trip to City Hall, where the city supervisor worked and is honored with a large rainbow flag and a series of photos. Tours are available weekdays at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. (sfgov.org/site/cityhall).
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Take the “Cruisin’ the Castro” Milk walking tour and visit everything from his former residence to the home of his ashes. Tour includes entry to the GLBT Historical Society’s Harvey Milk exhibit. Available Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., $55 (cruisinthecastro.com, 415-255-1821). For a quirkier view of the Castro District, visit some of Milk’s lesser-known stomping grounds with FOOT! comedy walking tours. Available Saturdays at 2 p.m., $32 (800-979-3370, foottours.com).
Top of your touring with a glass of “Harvey Milk Punch” from the JW Marriott Hotel’s Level III lounge (levelthreesf.com, 415-929-2087).
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