San Francisco Treasure Hunts

Sample Beginner Clues


Where George and Betsy meet, there’s a man who’s going with the grain.

Solution to Clue 1

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King Ludwig had one; so did William Randolph Hearst. These are some others. If you know what they are, you’ll know which street to search on:

Solution to Clue 2


Where George Washington and Betsy Ross meet at the south end of Ross Alley, one of four murals depicts a workman carrying a sack of rice ("going with the grain").

Back to Clue 1

King Ludwig and William Randolph Hearst both built castles, and five famous castles are listed here, leading to Castle Street, a block-long alley on Telegraph Hill that offers a dramatic view of Coit Tower.

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Mark Provost, Salesforce
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