History

Fort Point National Historic Site underneath the Golden Gate Bridge
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Sat, Jun 22 10:30am-12:30pm
Entrance
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.
Sunny day at Point Bonita Lighthouse
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Mon, Jun 17 12:30pm-3:30pm
Sun, Jun 23 12:30pm-3:30pm
Mon, Jun 24 12:30pm-3:30pm
Sun, Jun 30 12:30pm-3:30pm
Mon, Jul 01 12:30pm-3:30pm
Sun, Jul 07 12:30pm-3:30pm
Mon, Jul 08 12:30pm-3:30pm
Sun, Jul 14 12:30pm-3:30pm
Mon, Jul 15 12:30pm-3:30pm
Sun, Jul 21 12:30pm-3:30pm
Mon, Jul 22 12:30pm-3:30pm
Sun, Jul 28 12:30pm-3:30pm
Mon, Jul 29 12:30pm-3:30pm
Sun, Aug 04 12:30pm-3:30pm
Mon, Aug 05 12:30pm-3:30pm
Sun, Aug 11 12:30pm-3:30pm
Mon, Aug 12 12:30pm-3:30pm
Sun, Aug 18 12:30pm-3:30pm
Mon, Aug 19 12:30pm-3:30pm
Sun, Aug 25 12:30pm-3:30pm
Mon, Aug 26 12:30pm-3:30pm
Sun, Sep 01 12:30pm-3:30pm
Mon, Sep 02 12:30pm-3:30pm
Sun, Sep 08 12:30pm-3:30pm
Mon, Sep 09 12:30pm-3:30pm
Sun, Sep 15 12:30pm-3:30pm
Mon, Sep 16 12:30pm-3:30pm
Sun, Sep 22 12:30pm-3:30pm
Mon, Sep 23 12:30pm-3:30pm
Sun, Sep 29 12:30pm-3:30pm
Mon, Sep 30 12:30pm-3:30pm
Sun, Oct 06 12:30pm-3:30pm
Mon, Oct 07 12:30pm-3:30pm
Sun, Oct 13 12:30pm-3:30pm
Mon, Oct 14 12:30pm-3:30pm
Sun, Oct 20 12:30pm-3:30pm
Mon, Oct 21 12:30pm-3:30pm
Sun, Oct 27 12:30pm-3:30pm
Mon, Oct 28 12:30pm-3:30pm
Sun, Nov 03 12:30pm-3:30pm
Mon, Nov 04 12:30pm-3:30pm
Sun, Nov 10 12:30pm-3:30pm
Mon, Nov 11 12:30pm-3:30pm
Sun, Nov 17 12:30pm-3:30pm
Mon, Nov 18 12:30pm-3:30pm
Sun, Nov 24 12:30pm-3:30pm
Mon, Nov 25 12:30pm-3:30pm
Sun, Dec 01 12:30pm-3:30pm
Mon, Dec 02 12:30pm-3:30pm
Sun, Dec 08 12:30pm-3:30pm
Mon, Dec 09 12:30pm-3:30pm
Sun, Dec 15 12:30pm-3:30pm
Mon, Dec 16 12:30pm-3:30pm
Sun, Dec 22 12:30pm-3:30pm
Mon, Dec 23 12:30pm-3:30pm
Sun, Dec 29 12:30pm-3:30pm
Mon, Dec 30 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.
Events
Sat, Jul 06 11:00am-3:00pm
Sat, Aug 03 11:00am-3:00pm
Sat, Sep 07 11:00am-3:00pm
Sat, Oct 05 11:00am-3:00pm
Sat, Nov 02 11:00am-3:00pm
Sat, Dec 07 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!
The Buffalo Soliders
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Cemetery
During this easy two-mile walk, hear about the challenges and triumphs of the African American "Buffalo Soldiers" during a time of overt racism and prejudice.