• 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?

Photo of 320 acres of landfill proposed in 1948.

In 1948 the San Francisco Chronicle announced a plan to fill an additional 320 acres along Crissy Field, from Fort Point to the Yacht Club, to construct 12,000 apartments.