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.Read More
Did You Know?
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.