• Line of Civil War re-enactors in uniforms with guns at Fort Point

    Fort Point

    National Historic Site California

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  • Fort Point is now open three days a week.

    Fort Point is open Friday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Immerse Yourself in Civil War History in a Dramatic Setting

From its vantage point overlooking the spectacular Golden Gate, Fort Point protected San Francisco harbor from Confederate and foreign attack during and after the U.S. Civil War. Its beautifully arched casemates display the art of the master brick mason from the Civil War period.

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Did You Know?

Ophans being taken care of on the Presidio.

When Saigon came under attack, on April 3, 1975, President Ford announced that the U.S. government would evacuate orphans from Saigon. Flights continued until artillery attacks rendered airplane flights impossible. The orphans were housed, clothed, fed at Presidio's Harmon Hall on Crissy Field.