Presidio of San Francisco

California State Historic Landmark 79

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#079 Presidio of San Francsico
Formally established on September 17, 1776, the San Francisco Presidio has been administered successively as a military headquarters by Spain, Mexico, and the United States. A major command post during the Mexican War, Civil War, Spanish-American War, World Wars I and II, and the Korean War. It remains a symbol of United States authority in the Pacific.

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SW corner of Funston Ave and Lincoln Blvd, San Francisco.


The Presidio is now operated by the National Park Service.

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