History

Soldiers in San Francisco after the 1906 earthquake
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Presidio Visitor Center
From the seismic waves shaking the Earth to the far reaching ripples on human lives and history, explore earthquakes and their impacts on this two hour, .75-mile guided walk.
Soldiers in San Francisco after the 1906 earthquake
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Presidio Visitor Center
From the seismic waves shaking the Earth to the far reaching ripples on human lives and history, explore earthquakes and their impacts on this two hour, .75-mile guided walk.
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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.
Sunny day at Point Bonita Lighthouse
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Lighthouse Trailhead
Discover how Point Bonita provided safe passage through the treacherous Golden Gate and experience the last manned lighthouse on the Pacific Coast.
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.