From Arrival to departure: US Navy in the Bay Area
Oct 08, 10:30 AM
Learn about the United States Navy’s presence in the San Francisco Bay Area for 154 years, beginning with the first navy base on the Pacific Coast, located on the barren Mare Island in the North Bay in 1854!

Treasure Island Museum Program Series

These ongoing talks on the past, present and future of Treasure Island cover topics including Treasure and Yerba Buena Island history, San Francisco world’s fairs, naval history, current island activities and redevelopment, island sustainability, the Golden Gate International Exposition, and art and architecture on Treasure Island.

The “Little Island, Big Ideas” program series is presented with support from the Treasure Island Development Authority and funding from the Historic Preservation Fund of the City and County of San Francisco, Office of Economic and Workforce Development.


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See the Directions page for maps and directions to Treasure Island Museum.


Click here for the archive of all program flyers from March 2013.

Click here for titles and abstracts of all talks.