A Gathering of the Tribes

Posted On: Jan 14, 2019   |   Posted By: Slate

On this day in 1967, more than 20,000 groovy souls assembled in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park for an event billed as “ A Gathering of the Tribes for a Human Be-In .” You may use the comment thread on this page to discuss this and other counterculture milestones or to pursue other points of off-topic, freewheeling discourse.

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