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PRESIDIO OF SAN FRANCISCO
Formally established on September 17, 1776, the San Francisco Presidio has been used as a military headquarters by Spain, Mexico, and the United States. It was a major command post during the Mexican War, Civil War, Spanish-American War, World Wars I and II, and the Korean War, and 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