California Historical Landmarks in San Francisco
California Historical Landmark 79
Presidio of San Francisco
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.
California Registered Historical Landmark No. 79
Plaque placed by the California State Park Commission in cooperation with the California History Commission and the United States Army, September 18, 1965.