Junior Ranger Day 2012
Contact: John Cunnane, 415-561-7049
On Saturday, April 21, 2012, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park celebrates national Junior Ranger Day with a range of kids activities at Hyde Street Pier, on San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf. This day is the culmination of National Park Week, April 21-29, when all national parks are open free of admission charge. The park is open daily from 9:30am to 5:00pm, with kids activities on April 21, 10am-4pm.
Did You Know?
This "Plimsoll Mark" is painted on the port side of Balclutha and named for Samuel Plimsoll, an Englishman who fought to pass the Merchant Shipping Act of 1876. Before this law, many ships were dangerously overloaded and many sank. These “coffin ships” claimed the lives of many sailors. More...