Civil War Living History Day

Fort Point National Historic Site

Civil War Living History Day

Saturday, Jan. 25th 2014 at 10am-5pm

999 Marine Drive

San Francisco, CA

Come experience history first hand! Demonstrations include musicians, infantry and artillery drill, medicine in the 1800s, and the daily life of soldiers and civilians of the era.


Join Us for Civil War Living History Day at Fort Point National Historic Site

Come experience history first hand! Demonstrations include musicians, infantry and artillery drill, medicine in the 1800s, and the daily life of soldiers and civilians of the era.


Fort Point is a National Historic site located in the Presidio under the southern anchorage of the Golden Gate Bridge. Additional parking is available at the Crissy Field lot near the Warming Hut and on the hill overlooking the Fort. FREE admission.


For more information, contact the Fort Point Rangers at (415) 556-1693 or www.20thmaine.net


Schedule of Activities

(Subject to Change)

  • Infantry drills occur almost every hour on the hour.
  • Artillery discussions occur every hour on the half hour.
  • Concurrent demonstrations throughout the day—medical demos, musician (fife / drum and brass band), and civilians (camp laundress, sewing, etc).




Fort Point National Historic Site

From its vantage point overlooking the spectacular Golden Gate, Fort Point protected San Francisco harbor from Confederate and foreign attack during and after the U.S. Civil War. Its beautifully arched casemates display the art of the master brick mason from the Civil War period.



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