Around the Horn Blog

Aerial View of Maritime Park
An aerial view of all of San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park showing Hyde Street Pier and historic ships, scow schooner Alma, the Small Boat Dock, tugboat Hercules, ferryboat Eureka, tall ship Balclutha, paddle wheel tugboat Eppleton Hall, and schooner C. A. Thayer. The aerial photo also shows other areas of the park including the Visitor Center and Argonaut Hotel in the old Delmonte Cannery, Victorian Park, and the Aquatic Park Bathhouse and Cove.

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Through Around the Horn, the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park hopes to keep visitors informed on projects that might impact their voyage and enlightened by stories from our past. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the journey!

A Vessel Among The Fleet: An Intern's Perspective

April 16, 2018 Posted by: Sam Chavarria

For the past 13 weeks, I served as a part-time intern through the American Conservation Experience at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.  I am a journalism student in my third year at San Francisco State University, and my internship focused on supporting the park’s interpretation and digital media efforts.

 

A Hidden Community in Aquatic Park Cove

October 20, 2017 Posted by: Jacob Goyne, 2017-18 Youth Development Intern, American Conservation Experience

On any given morning in Aquatic Park Cove, you can see a number of organisms moving about the harbor. However, the biodiversity most mornings is somewhat limited; a herd of harbor seals, a flock of assorted sea birds, and the ever-faithful human contingent from the historic swim clubs. Through my internship with American Conservation Experience, I learned that with some planning there are select mornings when the variety of observable life significantly increases...

 
 

Last updated: December 10, 2020

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