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Guide: John Martini

This walk at Fort Mason will touch on the Gold Rush, the abolitionist movement in San Francisco, the Broderick- Terry duel, the 1906 City Hall headquarters at Fort Mason (now the General’s House), the PPIE, World War II troop shipping, and more!

John A. Martini is a native San Franciscan and a life-long researcher into the history of California and the American West. He worked as a National Park Ranger for more than 25 years at parks around the country. Now retired, John appears regularly on television history specials and continues to volunteer for the National Park Service. He has written several books, including Sutro’s Glass Palace: The Story of Sutro Baths.

We are pleased to present this free walking tour for SFMHS members and their guests. The number of participants is limited, so you must RSVP. Call (415) 537-1105, ext. 0 or email rsvp@sfhistory.org at least 48 hours before the tour, and we will give you the meeting place.