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

    Presidio of San Francisco

    California

Places

Fort Scott parade ground overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge
Fort Scott parade ground overlooks the Golden Gate Bridge. Fort Scott was Coast Artillery Corps headquarters for San Francisco harbor defenses.
 

Presidio places reflect our country's history and culture, our determination, fears and losses. Learn about some of these historic places by selecting the links to the left.

Did You Know?

Franciscan monk

In 1776, Father Pedro Font wrote, "The port of San Francisco...is a marvel of nature, and might well be called a harbor of harbors...And I think if it could be well settled like Europe there would not be anything more beautiful in all the world."