History

Youth at the Fort Point Cannon
Tours
Cannon
Join us to learn how the soldiers of Fort Point came together to protect the San Francisco Bay. Afterwards, you and other visitors can demonstrate your knowledge and become certified Fort Point cannoneers!
Fort Baker
Event
Bay Area Discovery Museum
Tour the many layers of history found in Fort Baker! Reservation required, 415-331-1540.
A reenactment actor telling stories from the Civil War
Fort Point Entrance
See and hear Fort Point in come to life with music, marching, and the colorful uniforms of Civil War soldiers.
Historic image of Fort Baker during the early military years
Events
Fort Baker Drop in Location
Join Ranger Al Blank on an easy walk through Fort Baker and hear the story of the true first American cowboys!
A reenactment actor telling stories from the Civil War
Events
Fort Point
Come experience history first hand at a 160 year old Civil War Era fort!
Battery Townsley in the Marin Headlands
Events
Sun, Jul 07 12:00pm-4:00pm
Sun, Aug 04 12:00pm-4:00pm
Sun, Sep 01 12:00pm-4:00pm
Sun, Oct 06 12:00pm-4:00pm
Sun, Nov 03 12:00pm-4:00pm
Battery Townsley
Battery Townsley, at Fort Cronkhite, was San Francisco's most extensive--and most secret--World War II military fortification. Come visit and explore this labyrinthine battery.
Fort Point National Historic Site underneath the Golden Gate Bridge
Events
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.