• East view from Crissy Field overlook with old Coast Guard station on left and city on right

    Presidio of San Francisco

    California

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Collections

Bottles collected during Crissy Field restoration

Bottles collected during Crissy Field restoration. Parks collections also include archaeological materials.

Today, many relicts of the Presidio's past are preserved in outdoor, indoor and online collections at the park. Use the links to the left to get information about several of our outdoor collections that you can visit, as well as a link to some online history documents. The Park Archives and Records Center also houses two-dimensional objects, and you can look at online finding aids here. Questions regarding these collections can be directed by phone to 415-561-2807.

Did You Know?

Jerry Garica was a founding member of the Grateful Dead.

A young Jerry Garcia was stationed at the Presidio during his brief service in the U.S. Army. Over the course of his nine-month career, Garcia went AWOL eight times and received two court-martials.