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

    San Francisco Maritime

    National Historical Park California

National American Indian/Alaska Native Heritage Month

In November we are proud to celebrate National American Indian/Alaska Native Heritage Month.

Want to read about California Indian maritime heritage? Follow the links below to find these books in our Library catalog, and/or in a library near you:

You might also want to check out the exhibit in the park visitor center. In one of the areas you are drawn into the lush, marshy edge of San Francisco Bay during the 1770s. A huge mural depicts a wind-swept Yelamu village and in front of it sits a tule reed canoe. http://www.nps.gov/safr/historyculture/waterfrontexhibit.htm

Did You Know?

A brown pig carved out of wood.

Did you know pigs went to sea? Go to Park Fun for lots of amusing stories and activities. More...