Fort Tejon Historical Association CWDT 


    Civil War Reenactments April- October

San Francisco  


     Fort Point NHS

    415-556-1693, Stands beneath the southern end of the Golden Gate Bridge.  Open 10-5

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began work in 1853.   In 1861, with the Civil War looming, the Army mounted the fortís first cannon.  Throughout the Civil War, artillerymen at Fort Point stood guard for an enemy that never came.  The Confederate raider CSS Shenendoah planned to attack San Francisco, but on the way to the harbor, the captain learned that the war was over; It was August 1865.  W  (Exert from the Official Map and Guide of Fort Point NHS, put out by the NPS)


   The Presidio Trust CWDT