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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.