Battery East, San Francisco

This fortification was built in the 1870s, to withstand newer and heavier ordinance.

This fortification was built in the 1870s, to withstand newer and heavier ordinance. You can view the earthen works and brick-lined magazines built to protect large Rodman guns and their ammunition.
















About Battery East

 Battery East Rd, San Francisco, CA 94129, USA

Battery East and Nearby Sights on Map

Fort Point National Historic Site

From its vantage point overlooking the spectacular Golden Gate, Fort Point protected San Francisco harbor from Confederate and foreign attack during and after the U

Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary

The Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary Visitor Center provides information on the sanctuary and features hands-on educational exhibits on local marine life

Presidio of San Francisco

Used as a military fort for 219 years from 1776 to 1994 by New Spain, Mexico and the United States consecutively, the Presidio of San Francisco is a historical complex that is now open to visitors as part of the part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area

San Francisco National Cemetery

Many military personal have been buried here over the years, including a General from the American Civil War and 35 Medal of Honor recipients

Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge is one of the most iconic bridges in the United States, and has been called one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World

Post Interfaith Chapel

Built in the early 1930s, this cruciform-shaped sanctuary is a fine example of Spanish Colonial Revival style architecture, with features that embellished early mission churches

Walt Disney Family Museum

Opened in 2009, this museum focuses on the life of Walt Disney and his accomplishments

Mountain Lake

The campsite of the Anza settlement party in 1776, it became a source of fresh water for San Francisco during the early years

Mountain Lake Park

A small hiking trail winds around this scenic lake, noted for its historic importance in that it supplied water to the nearby colonial Spanish settlement of the Presidio

Battery Chamberlin

Battery Chamberlin, built near Baker Beach in 1904, was constructed as part of a modernization effort to accommodate the lighter, stronger, more powerful coastal defense weapons developed in the 1880s