San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

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San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park:

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Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park

Address:Lower Fort Mason, Bldg E Rm 265
San Francisco, CA 94123

Phone:415-561-7000
Fax:415-556-1624
Web: www.nps.gov/safr/
Size: 50 acres.
Established: Established on June 27, 1988.
Location:At the west end of Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco, California.
Facilities:Museum/exhibits.
Activities:Guided tours, craft and other interpretive programs.
Special Features:The square-rigged sailing ship Balclutha, steam schooner Wapama, three-masted schooner C.A. Thayer, walking-beam ferry Eureka, scow schooner Alma, steam tug Hercules, paddle wheel tug Eppleton Hall, and numerous smaller craft are preserved. Many of the ships are at the Hyde Street Pier at Aquatic Park in San Francisco. Not far from the pier is the National Maritime Museum with displays of ship models and historic artifacts. The J. Porter Shaw Library and extensive collections of ship plans and photographs are at the nearby Fort Mason Center, as is the World War II Liberty Ship SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

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The Aquatic Park Cove has been closed to swimming due to reports of an aggressive marine mammal biting swimmers in the area," the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park tweeted Friday.
On Saturday, June 10, from 12-3pm, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park will host reenactors to celebrate the labor strike of 1901.
Featuring Alcatraz Island, Pinnacles National Park, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, and much more, San Francisco Bay Area National Parks is an enlightening video essay with magnificent footage.
The Kimpton Boutique Hotel is in the remodeled, historic Haslett Warehouse, part of the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.
A few programs, such as the one at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, date back to the 1940s or 1950s and are among the longest-running oral history programs in the nation.
After being exhibited in Japan, Mermaid 3 will be donated to the museum of the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park within the year and is scheduled to be exhibited alongside the original yacht Mermaid that Horie used 40 years ago.
Going east from Fort Mason and the Aquatic Park, where many of the ships managed by San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park (see sidebar) are docked, visitors stroll along San Francisco's famous Fisherman's Wharf to arrive at the ferries that travel to Alcatraz Island.
21, the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park presents the Kids' Chantey Sing, a sing-along and storytelling aboard a historic ship at the Hyde Street Pier from 3 to 4 p.
In 2003, The National Park Service and the Kimpton Hotel Group renovated the historic warehouse building, which now operates as the Argonaut Hotel and a Visitors Center for the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.
Nearby, the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park is home to the West Coast's largest gathering of historic ships, docked at the Hyde Street Pier.
The Park Service tends to get properties that are already in trouble--like the Thayer, the Balclutha, and the Wapama, three landmark boats in extremis at the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.
After changing hands several times, the Haslett was transferred to the National Park Service in 1978 and was included in the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park when it was established in 1988.

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