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

    Presidio of San Francisco

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Spanish Artillery: San Domingo

San Domingo

The "San Domingo"

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Cast in 1628 in Lima, Peru, the San Domingo bears the coat of arms of Don Diego Fernandez de Cordoba, 17th Viceroy of Peru. Though spiked (rendered inoperable) by Fremont's men during the Bear Flag Revolt, the San Domingo was later re-vented.

The San Domingo is located outside of Building 2.

 

Did You Know?

Detail from Spanish Coat of Arms

While stationed at the Presidio, the U.S. Army adopted the Coat of Arms of Royal Spain for heraldry purposes. The seal appeared on vehicles, signs, and badges throughout the post.