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.



About This Blog

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!

What is happening under the Hyde Street Pier and in the Bay?

May 31, 2018 Posted by: By Rejane Butler, Education Technician for San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.

San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park is very proud of an ongoing partnership with our neighbor, Galileo High School. Together, we monitor the health of San Francisco Bay by documenting the presence or absence of certain species.


A Summer of Service: Youth Conservation Corps at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

September 05, 2017 Posted by: Jacob Goyne, 2017-18 American Conservation Experience Youth Engagement Intern

Everybody has a first job. For me it was washing dishes in a restaurant by the beach. You have to begin somewhere, and every summer hundreds of high school students get their start as a crew member with the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) at National Park Service sites across the United States.


A Day on the Bay: Engaging Youth through Kayaking in Aquatic Park

August 02, 2017 Posted by: Jesse DeGuzman, 2017-18 VISTA member, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

For the past four summers, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, in partnership with San Francisco State University’s Summer Youth Sailing and Paddling program, host a month-long kayaking program.


Last updated: December 10, 2020

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