21 Photos That Will Transport You To San Francisco In 1967

In 1967, there was no cooler place to be than Haight-Ashbury.

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2. Two hippies crossing the street at Haight and Ashbury, the epicenter of the hippie counterculture movement.

3. The Haight-Ashbury district initially drew hippies living in San Francisco because of its low-rent, large Victorian homes, and proximity to Golden Gate Park.

9. A hippie handing out copies of what appears to be the San Francisco Oracle, an underground neighborhood paper that covered the Haight-Ashbury scene.

20. Many of the people who had made the pilgrimage to San Francisco returned home or went back to college.

21. On October 6, 1967, the hippies that remained held a mock funereal, “The Death of the Hippie,” to signal the end of the played-out scene.