History

Fort Point National Historic Site underneath the Golden Gate Bridge
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Sat, Mar 30 10:30am-12:30pm
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Observe Golden Gate National Parks through a new lens! Join professional photographer Alison Taggart Barone at Fort Point. Explore the fort and take a moderate walk up hill to the Golden Gate Bridge, and learn photo techniques along the way.
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Pier 33
This special behind the scenes event is for Parks Conservancy members at the $250+ level. Discover areas previously not available to the public! Join us on an exciting adventure to explore clues to the Island’s fascinating past...a tunnel here, an underground jail there, and special gardens with stunning views. Stories,...
Sunny day at Point Bonita Lighthouse
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Sun, Mar 24 12:30pm-3:30pm
Mon, Mar 25 12:30pm-3:30pm
Sun, Mar 31 12:30pm-3:30pm
Lighthouse Trailhead
Discover how Point Bonita provided safe passage through the treacherous Golden Gate and experience the last manned lighthouse on the Pacific Coast.
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Ranger Desiree will be sharing some of her culture through basket-weaving. She will share plant knowledge and more on the background of her Ohlone ancestry. Join her in the Presidio Visitor Center program area and take home your very own basket.
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Ranger Desiree will be taking you on a two-mile hike starting at the Presidio Visitor Center to El Polin Spring. She will take you back to where her ancestors once stood and share how Ohlone people use this park today.
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Sat, Apr 06 11:00am-3:00pm
Sat, May 04 11:00am-3:00pm
Sat, Jun 01 11:00am-3:00pm
Battery Chamberlin
How can a 50-ton gun simply disappear? Learn this and other facts while helping load and aim the last operational gun of its kind.
Visitors at the Nike Missile Site
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NIKE Missile Site SF-88
Veterans of the Nike site share their first-hand stories and experiences at the only restored Nike Missile Site in the country.
Visitors at the Nike Missile Site
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Battery Townsley
This restored Cold War anti-aircraft missile site has intriguing stories to tell.
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Join us to learn how the Fort's soldiers came together to protect the San Francisco Bay. Afterwards, you and other visitors can demonstrate your knowledge and become certified Fort Point cannoneers!
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If the buildings in the Main Post could talk, what would they say? Join this Docent led program to find out!