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

    Presidio of San Francisco

    California

People

Composite image of historic people from the Presidio - from left to right are Frederick Funston, Concepcion Arguello, Charles Young, John J. Pershing and Dana Crissy with family.
Historic figures at the Presidio from left to right: Frederick Funston, Concepcion Arguello, Charles Young, John J. Pershing and Dana Crissy with family.

Through the centuries, many famous and interesting personalities have left their mark on the Presidio and our country. Use the links to the left to view brief biographical sketches of some of those figures that have left a lasting legacy at the Presidio.

Did You Know?

Refugee Camp at the Presidio

In the aftermath of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, nearly 250,000 people were left homeless. The Army responded quickly, establishing refugee camps on the Presidio and organizing relief efforts.