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    San Francisco Maritime

    National Historical Park California

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Park Open House

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Date: September 1, 2011
Contact: John Cunnane, 415-561-7049

The Maritime Museum building with Hyde Street Pier in the background.
The Maritime Museum building with Hyde Street Pier in the background.
NPS

Park Open House:
Meet Park Staff, Learn About Projects, Provide Feedback
In the Maritime Museum, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park
900 Beach Street, San Francisco, 4-7pm, Thursday, September 29, 2011

Please join San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park staff for a public Open House in the park's Maritime Museum (900 Beach Street, at Polk) from 4-7pm on Thursday, September 29, 2011. Discuss plans/projects with Park staff, and provide feedback and comments. There is no set program - visitors can arrive at any time, and stay as long as they like.

Information/discussion stations will include: Maritime Museum/Visitor Center, 1915 steam schooner Wapama, schooner C.A. Thayer and Municipal Pier, Maritime Library and museum collections, bocce court project, America's Cup update, volunteers/docents/living history, and park partners.

For more information, please call 415-561-7049 or visit www.nps.gov/safr

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