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 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.

 

Meet the Balclutha at the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

May 12, 2017 Posted by: Cleo M., Age 9

Written in her Bayfarer journalism class at 826 Valencia, nine year old Cleo (and daughter of a Park Ranger) shares why she think you should visit the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.

 
 

Last updated: December 10, 2020

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