Museums: San Francisco

Wells Fargo and the Panama-Pacific International Exhibition

A special exhibit at The Wells Fargo History Museum in San Francisco re-opens on February 19, 2015, with a special exhibit.

Wells Fargo at the PPIE tells the story of the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition and Wells Fargo’s role in supporting it. The exhibit features rare documents and artifacts from the Wells Fargo Corporate Archives.

Wells Fargo History Museum in San Francisco features artifacts from the PPIE on display, along with historic maps and illustrations of the Exposition. A special collection of images by photographer William Worden captures the magic of the monumental buildings and delicate sculptures of the fair.
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The exhibit runs through December 4, 2015. Hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Closed on bank holidays.) Admission is free.

Exhibits Include

  • An authentic Concord Stagecoach, used by Wells Fargo in the 1860s
  • A working telegraph—send a message to another Wells Fargo Museum!
  • Works of art by noted Western artists
  • Real gold from California gold country regions

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