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Take a tour through San Francisco's history with one of its most colorful characters. Emperor .. read moreNorton is a part of the Bay Area's history that exemplifies how unique and special this area has always been. Norton was a prominent businessman who lost it all on a bad investment. He responded to his failure by declaring himself "Emperor of the United States and Protector of Mexico." Rather than dismissing him, San Francisco embraced him, treating him as royalty and accepting his self-created currency. Tour guide Joseph Amster incorporates his journalistic and acting talents to provide a one-of-a-kind tour, taking on the persona of Emperor Norton and introducing you to the history of the city's most unique and interesting sites through the eyes of Norton, the larger-than-life unofficial mascot of the city. Bring your camera -- there's always something unique and special to see in San Francisco, especially when Emperor Norton is around.