Francisco is a Spanish and Portuguese male name form of the name "Francis".
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... Francisco was a town built on the East Banks of the Wabash and Erie Canal ... Francisco was home to many Rowdy Irishmen who came to help build the canal ... A large outbreak of cholera broke out among canal workers near Francisco around 1852 as many as 100 workers died and many more fled from the area ...
... District is a neighborhood in the northwest corner of San Francisco, Californial, developed initially in the late 19th century ... It is sandwiched between Presidio of San Francisco (north) and Golden Gate Park (south) It is sometimes confused with Richmond, a city 20 miles (32 km) north of San Francisco ...
... Francisco Morazán (FMO) is one of the departments of Honduras ... It was named after national hero Francisco Morazán ... Francisco Morazán department covers a total surface area of 7,946 km² and, in 2005, had an estimated population of 1,680,700 people ...
... openly gay man elected to public office in the United States when he won a seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors ... Milk moved from New York City to settle in San Francisco in 1972 amid a migration of gay men to the Castro District ... and was a key component of a shift in San Francisco politics ...
37.82°N 122.37°W / 37.82 -122.37 Treasure Island — Neighborhood of San Francisco — Treasure Island Coordinates 37°49′N 122°22′W ... Landmark Reference # 987 Treasure Island is an artificial island in the San Francisco Bay between San Francisco and Oakland, and an emerging neighborhood ... The island is entirely within the City and County of San Francisco, whose territory extends far into San Francisco Bay and includes a tip of Alameda Island ...
Famous quotes containing the word francisco:
“Swan/Mary Rutledge: Oh no, no. Im not running away. I came here to get something, and Im going to get it.
Col. Cobb: Yes, but San Francisco is no place for a woman.
Swan: Why not? Im not afraid. I like the fog. I like this new world. I like the noise of something happening.... Im tired of dreaming, Colonel Cobb. Im staying. Im staying and holding out my hands for goldbright, yellow gold.”
—Ben Hecht (18931964)
“Today, San Francisco has experienced a double tragedy of incredible proportions. As acting mayor, I order an immediate state of mourning in our city. The city and county of San Francisco must and will pull itself together at this time. We will carry on as best as we possibly can.... I think we all have to share the same sense of shame and the same sense of outrage.”
—Dianne Feinstein (b. 1933)
“Mr. Wiggam, I want you to change the policy of The Clarion. I want you to write a story I should have written myself long ago. I want you to tell the people of San Francisco that no city can exist without law and order. Write a story about that flag, write about what verifies and brings a promise of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. There are some people in this town who dont seem to know that. Let The Clarion tell them.”
—Ben Hecht (18931964)