Discovering Historic Railroad Tracks
Architects have found remnants of historic railroad tracks from a landmarked army shipping depot!
Rehabilitation of Pier Shed 2
To learn more about the history of the San Francisco Port of Embarkation, please visit the San Francisco Port of Embarkation history page or download the self-guided walking tour Fort Mason Center History Tour: Gateway to the Pacific.
To learn more about other preservation projects in the park, please visit the Golden Gate Preservation page.
Did You Know?
John Fremont, the explorer, and his wife Jessie Benton Fremont, lived at Fort Mason. Both were abolitionists and their home, once located at the edge of the post, became a center of San Francisco’s intellectual life.