Historic and Contemporary Events Image Gallery
Albums in this gallery showcase images from a vast range of events on lands now part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area including the 2007 Cosco Busan Oil Spill, the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exhibition, 1906 Earthquake, notable visitors, and troop activity relating to the Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, and more.
Images within these albums may be used for any legitimate non-commercial public or press use with proper credit given to the National Park Service. If you have any questions or additional information on the historic images, please contact the Park Archives and Records Center’s reference archivist at 415-561-2807 or e-mail us. For information regarding the comtemporary images please contact the Public Affairs Office.
Did You Know?
Serpentine soils are home to many rare and endangered plants because they lack nutrients and contain metals toxic to plants--conditions that have led to special adaptations in the plants that can survive on them.