1052 North Banning Boulevard
Wilmington, CA 90744
The Museum is housed in the last remaining wooden structure of the 60-acre, 22-building military post built here in 1862. As U.S. Army Headquarters for Southern California and the Arizona Territory, it protected the harbor, kept the peace, secured the area for the Union and served as a supply depot.
Presidio of San Francisco
San Francisco, California | Because of the military importance of San Francisco Bay, the Union stationed soldiers at the Presidio during the Civil War...
San Francisco, California | Although its guns never fired a shot in anger, the "Fort at Fort Point" as it was originally named, has witnessed the...
Golden Gate National Recreation Area (Alcatraz Island)
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