History

A reenactment actor telling stories from the Civil War
Events
Fort Point Entrance
Fort Point Living History Weekend is FREE to the public.
Sunlight shines through canopy at Muir Woods
Events
Muir Woods Visitor Center
Join this evening walk at Muir Woods National Monument to commemorate of the 90th anniversary of the New Deal and the Civilian Conservation Corps, one of earliest and most popular New Deal “relief programs.”
Sunset through the Cypress trees at Lands End
Events
Lincoln Park Golf Course
Wander through present-day Lincoln Park and listen to historian and retired park ranger John Martini recount the history of the former San Francisco City Cemetery.
Visitors enjoying the Fort Mason lawn
Tours
Fort Mason Flagpole
Explore Fort Mason’s charming walkways and discover the complex history of this tiny military post.
Hiker walking near the Golden Gate Overlook
Battery East
Join historian and retired National Park Service Ranger John Martini on this exploration of the Fort Scott bluffs and batteries in the Presidio.
Hiker watching sunset on the Batteries to Bluffs trail
Battery East
Join historian and retired National Park Service Ranger John Martini on this exploration of the Fort Scott bluffs and batteries in the Presidio.
Fort Point National Historic Site underneath the Golden Gate Bridge
Events
Sat, Mar 02 2:30pm-2:45pm
Sun, Mar 03 2:30pm-2:45pm
Mon, Mar 04 2:30pm-2:45pm
Thu, Mar 07 2:30pm-2:45pm
Fri, Mar 08 2:30pm-2:45pm
Sat, Mar 09 2:30pm-2:45pm
Sun, Mar 10 2:30pm-2:45pm
Mon, Mar 11 2:30pm-2:45pm
Thu, Mar 14 2:30pm-2:45pm
Fri, Mar 15 2:30pm-2:45pm
Sat, Mar 16 2:30pm-2:45pm
Sun, Mar 17 2:30pm-2:45pm
Mon, Mar 18 2:30pm-2:45pm
Thu, Mar 21 2:30pm-2:45pm
Fri, Mar 22 2:30pm-2:45pm
Sat, Mar 23 2:30pm-2:45pm
Sun, Mar 24 2:30pm-2:45pm
Mon, Mar 25 2:30pm-2:45pm
Thu, Mar 28 2:30pm-2:45pm
Fri, Mar 29 2:30pm-2:45pm
Sat, Mar 30 2:30pm-2:45pm
Sun, Mar 31 2:30pm-2:45pm
Mon, Apr 01 2:30pm-2:45pm
Thu, Apr 04 2:30pm-2:45pm
Fri, Apr 05 2:30pm-2:45pm
Sat, Apr 06 2:30pm-2:45pm
Sun, Apr 07 2:30pm-2:45pm
Mon, Apr 08 2:30pm-2:45pm
Thu, Apr 11 2:30pm-2:45pm
Fri, Apr 12 2:30pm-2:45pm
Sat, Apr 13 2:30pm-2:45pm
Sun, Apr 14 2:30pm-2:45pm
Mon, Apr 15 2:30pm-2:45pm
Thu, Apr 18 2:30pm-2:45pm
Fri, Apr 19 2:30pm-2:45pm
Sat, Apr 20 2:30pm-2:45pm
Sun, Apr 21 2:30pm-2:45pm
Mon, Apr 22 2:30pm-2:45pm
Thu, Apr 25 2:30pm-2:45pm
Fri, Apr 26 2:30pm-2:45pm
Sat, Apr 27 2:30pm-2:45pm
Sun, Apr 28 2:30pm-2:45pm
Mon, Apr 29 2:30pm-2:45pm
Fort Point Entrance
Join our Park Rangers in learning Fort Point's History in this 15 minute long talk. The program is accessible. The times of the program are 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m.
Tourists enjoying Black Point Historic Gardens
Black Point Meeting Location
Discover the beauty and history of Black Point Historic Gardens at Fort Mason with Natalie Korengold, the Parks Conservancy's Program Manager for Alcatraz and Black Point Gardens. Informational tour will be followed by a volunteer activity in the gardens.
Black Point Historic Gardens with Flowers
East Beach Trail/San Francisco Bay Trail Intersection
Discover the beauty and history of Black Point Historic Gardens at Fort Mason with Natalie Korengold, the Parks Conservancy's Program Manager for Alcatraz and Black Point Gardens. Informational tour will be followed by a volunteer activity in the gardens.
Golden Gate Bridge reflecting in Quartermaster Reach saltwater marsh
East Beach Trail/San Francisco Bay Trail Intersection
Learn about the story of Quartermaster Reach; a former military landfill turned into a thriving seven-acre tidal marsh teeming with wildlife along the Presidio’s northern shoreline near Crissy Field.