Click on any of the links to learn about the various different individuals and groups of people who have shaped the history and culture of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
Learn how this entrepreneur helped shape the landscape of 19th century San Francisco.
Learn about one of the country's most influential conservationist and how he helped create the National Park Service.
Learn about the daring pilot for whom Crissy Field is named.
Learn about the American Indians who lived in this area.
Learn more about the hard-working dairy farmers who shaped the agricultural landscape of the Marin Headlands.
Learn about the charismatic Congressman who helped create the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
Did You Know?
During the early 20th century, the army relied on standardized architectural plans to construct different types of buildings. That is why Fort Baker Building 533 and the Fort Mason GGNRA headquarters’ building look so similar: they were both constructed in 1902 as hospitals.