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

    San Francisco Maritime

    National Historical Park California

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April 07, 2015
National Park Service Offers Free Volunteer Docent Training Class
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park (NHP) is offering a free training course for those interested in joining the park’s volunteer docent program. Participants will learn the diverse stories preserved by the park’s collection of authentic 19th-century ships and chart a new course as a guide and steward of this unique “floating national park.”

April 02, 2015
San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park Joins National Find Your Park Movement
National Park Week 2015 Encourages Everyone to Find Your Park.

March 23, 2015
Rechristening & Launch of Restored 1936 Sausalito Wooden Power Boat Eva B. at Hyde Street Pier
For five years, San Francisco Maritime NHP’s Boat Shop has worked to restore this beautiful piece of San Francisco Bay history, which combines the sturdy construction of a traditional Bay workboat with the shapely curves of a 19th-century yacht.

March 10, 2015
Panel Discussion by Women in Maritime Trades Celebrates Women’s History Month
Join us to hear stories from six women who will share their experiences and accomplishments in maritime trades and in careers such as captain, officer, pilot, and more.

March 04, 2015
World Storytelling Day at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
In celebration of World Storytelling Day, storytellers and artists will take to the stage at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park on Friday, March 20, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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.

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

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