American History in Golden Gate Park

Neighborhood: Golden Gate Park


With more than 1,000 acres of monuments, trees and museums, you could get a pretty good retrospective of American history just by strolling through Golden Gate Park. San Francisco has used the park as a way to honor and connect to plenty of important events, including the American Revolution.

Join us on a delightful walk through one of America’s greatest parks, where you’ll hear about all the monuments — both well-known and obscure — and how they show San Francisco’s commitment and connection to the rest of the nation. We’ll also explore the wonderful consequences of the mid-winter fair of 1894 — Many of the park’s famous structures can be traced back to that event.

Next Tours

  • Sunday, December 15 at 1:00 pm given by Ben Leisure
  • Sunday, January 5 at 1:00 pm given by Rita Voss
  • Sunday, January 19 at 1:00 pm given by TBD
  • Monday, January 20 at 1:00 pm given by Kathy Long
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Tour Length: Approximately 1-1/2 to 2 hours


Meet in Front of the Conservatory of Flowers at the top of the stairs.

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Please note: Private groups tours required for groups of 8 or more.