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1906 Earthquake Centennial Alliance

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1906 Earthquake and the Army Exhibit

Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Fort Point and Presidio Historical Association

In the days following the earthquake, the newly homeless needed food and shelter. The US Army troops stationed at posts now part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area responded within hours. They helped city authorities to maintain order and fight fires. They also established communications, gave medical treatment and provided food, shelter and sanitation. This exhibit tells a story of heroism and valor, order and organization, as well as conflict and controversy.

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When

April 1-30, 2006

Hours:
Daily from 9 am to 5 pm

Where

Visitor Center
Presidio Officers’ Club
50 Moraga Street
San Francisco, CA 94123

Relevance

Highlights US Army's central role in relief efforts after 1906 earthquake and fires.

Audience

General public. Free event.

Contact

Will Elder, (415) 561-4326

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