• A section of the bowsprint and figurehead on the bow of BALCLUTHA.

    San Francisco Maritime

    National Historical Park California

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February 24, 2015
Celebrate Women’s History Month at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
Celebrate Women’s History Month at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park throughout March with these special programs.

February 13, 2015
We Players’ Maritime Art Exhibit Opens at San Francisco Maritime NHP
A new and innovative exhibit celebrating and exploring the legacy of the arts at San Francisco National Historical Park (NHP) opens Saturday, March 7, 2015 at the park’s Maritime Museum Building.

January 21, 2015
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park Hosts Special Events for African American History Month: The Great Migration, Sea Chanteys, Whaling, and More!
Join San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park (NHP) in celebrating African American History Month with special programs and exhibits for the whole family. African Americans have played a major role in maritime history – from the earliest days of our nation to modern times, they have built, crewed, and captained ships; fought in wars; invented tools; and created maritime music.

November 04, 2014
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park Receives a “2014 America’s Best Idea Grant” and Launches Marine Science Education Program for High School Students
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park (NHP) is one of 39 national parks selected to receive a 2014 America’s Best Idea (ABI) grant from the National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks.

October 22, 2014
Public Open House on Tuesday, October 28 from 4-7 pm
Comments Invited on an Aquatic Park Promenade Rehabilitation Project and a Proposed Entrance Fee Increase

October 22, 2014
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park Proposes Entrance Fee Increase
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park will reach out to community stakeholders, gather input from neighbors at a public open house, create an online comment forum, and use social media to discuss possible fee increases in 2015. The current park entrance fees have been in place since 2000.

August 06, 2014
Replica SF Junk Grace Quan Sails to Chart Overlooked Bay Area Immigration History
Chinese Whispers: Bay Chronicles Project to Retrace Shrimping Grounds/Camps in September 2014 Public Programs at Richmond Craneway, Hunters Point EcoCenter and China Camp State Park

March 03, 2014
Tourism to SF Maritime National Historical Park Creates $95 million in Economic Benefit Report Shows Visitor Spending Supports 1045 Jobs In Local Economy
San Francisco, CA – A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 4,129,983 visitors to San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park 2012 spent $95 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 1045 jobs in the local area.

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