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Fort Point, U.S. Highway 101, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA

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Fort Point, U.S. Highway 101, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA

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Summary

Significance: Designed to protect the entrance to the San Francisco Bay. Classic example of brick seacoast forts. Abandoned in 1886 when powerful rifled cannons made brick forts obsolete.
Survey number: HABS CA-1239
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 70000146

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Date

1933 - 1970
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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Maul, David, transmitter
De Vries, David G
Jandoli, Liz, transmitter
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Location

San Francisco, California, United States37.52644, -122.27012
Google Map of 37.5264418, -122.2701175
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Source

Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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