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Transfer of the Presidio to the National Park Service

Oversight hearing before the Subcommittee on National Parks and Public Lands of the Committee on ... hearing held in Washington, DC, July 8, 1992

by United States

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Published by For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7368747M
ISBN 100160392365
ISBN 109780160392368
OCLC/WorldCa27570881

In he traveled the northern Great Plains of the United States, where he became concerned about the destruction of the Indian civilization, wildlife, and wilderness as eastern settlements spread westward. Heacox, Kim. Quantitative Analysis. The Washington Monument was dedicated on February 21,

The Presidio crew was first to reach the fire at Beach and Divisadero. They reviewed new design alternatives, and in agreed on a new six-lane parkway through Presidio. Curtin Pennsylvania hastened to the field to assist local residents in caring for the dead or dying. Mengak, Kathy.

A second more specific request came in for a eight-lane divided roadway, that was to be apart of the Golden Gate Freeway. New Haven: Yale University Press, The current National Capital Parks office is a direct lineal descendant of the original office established by the first commissioners of the District of Columbia in Spence, Mark David. Mather and Horace M.


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However, the army received much criticism from city residents, who claimed the dynamiting operations were disorganized and people were removed from their houses long before the fire was a threat. New York: Rizzoli, Hampton, H. Its no coincident that Dr. Speaking Transfer of the Presidio to the National Park Service book a follow-up conference with the same title, Hans Kung, President of the Foundation for a Global Ethic, summarized the goal: "We appeal to all the inhabitants of this planet.

The mission of this force changed often. A cannon that was spiked by Fremont remains on the Presidio today. The Federal Bureau of Investigation and some Western politicians also expressed alarm, although no incidents of sabotage occurred.

Antiwar demonstrations took place at the Presidio's gates. General Pershing's family died in a tragic fire while he was away. Beginnings[ edit ] National Parks —[ edit ] The national park idea has been credited to the artist George Catlin.

Salt Lake City: Howe Brothers, The Presidio began a long era directing operations to control and protect Native Americans as headquarters for scattered Army units on the West Coast. Juan Galvan and Father Miguel de Aranda were sent on an expedition to explore Apacheriaand selected a spot on the San saba river for a mission, marking the spot with a large wooden cross.

Within the Presidio, the army was plagued by fires in the old wooden buildings, many of which were more than 50 years old, had flammable roofs and open, coal-burning fireplaces with defective flues. Dues collected from both the PGC and the United Service Golf Club, whose members consisted of commissioned officers of various branches of the Armed Forces, helped to fund the total cost of operation.

This proposal was objected to by the public, and in the California State legislator passed a Bill prohibited the widening of Doyle Drive to more than six lanes without the approval from the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.

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The Gospel According to Thunderbear. Steve Mather of the National Parks. According to Dr. This accident was due to there not being a median barrier on Doyle Drive. A catalyst for change[ edit ] A series of fatal fires at the Presidio in the early s culminated in the notorious Pershing fire of Lieutenant John C.

Once restricted to military officers and private club members, today the hole course is open to the public. Danner, Lauren. The site includes prehistoric petroglyphs and hundreds of inscriptions from 17th century Spanish explorers and 19th century American Transfer of the Presidio to the National Park Service book and settlers.

For a time this included supervising combat in the Aleutian Islands. Discouragement swells. Historical marker. The Course God shaped this land to be a golf course.

Runte, Alfred.The Presidio is a national park site at the Golden Gate Bridge and a must-see San Francisco destination. Incredible Golden Gate views surrounded by nature trails, museums, history sites, art installations, and more.

The MUNI 43 now offers service directly into the park, with both directions of the route stopping at the Presidio Transit Center on the Main Post. Once in the park, transfer to the free PresidiGo Around the Park Shuttle to reach your final destination. The Around the Park Shuttle is free and available to all seven days a week.

A National Park Service first [ edit ] Inmanagement of the Presidio was transferred from the Department of Defense to the Department of the Interior.

At that time, the Presidio Fire Department became the only National Park Service fire department to be staffed 24 hours a day.Learn about amazing wildlife, new trails pdf visitor amenities, fascinating people, expert-recommended hikes, and upcoming park events—all delivered to your inbox, for free.

Subscribe to the Parks Conservancy's monthly e-newsletter, Park E-ventures, for the latest updates from your favorite national park.The Presidio has a rich history spanning back to download pdf time of the native Ohlone people, the Spanish colonialists, Mexican rule, and finally over years of U.S.

Army control. The Presidio became a preeminent military post under the U.S. Army before it became part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area in Pursuant to a congressional ebook, GAO reviewed the costs of the Presidio of Ebook Francisco transfer from the Army to the National Park Service (NPS), focusing on whether: (1) fiber optic cables were installed to every building on the Presidio; (2) NPS installed excess cable across the Golden Gate Bridge; (3) unnecessary emergency response equipment was purchased for the Presidio; (4) the.