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

    San Francisco Maritime

    National Historical Park California

Park Open House March 21, 2012

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Date: March 2, 2012
Contact: John Cunnane, 415-561-7049

Meet Park Staff, Learn About Projects, Provide Feedback
In the General's Residence (Historic Officers Club), Fort Mason, San Francisco, 4:30-6:30pm, Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Please join San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park staff for a public Open House in the General's Residence (Historic Officers Club), Fort Mason, San Francisco from 4:30-6:30pm, Wednesday, March 21, 2012. 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 Updates, 1915 steam schooner Wapama, schooner C.A. Thayer and Municipal Pier, Maritime Library and museum collections, volunteers/docents/living history, and park partners.

For more information, please call 415-561-7049 or visit http://www.nps.gov/safr. For a map showing the meeting location, please visit http://www.parksconservancy.org/assets/tf-assets/tf-pdfs-docs/fort-mason-map.pdf

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Did You Know?

Balclutha at Hyde Street Pier.

The 19th Century sailing ship Balclutha, moored at San Francisco Maritime NHP, carried tons of coal during her career. Coal from Wales and Australia provided fuel for the West Coast's railroads, steamships, factories, businesses and homes.