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  • CPaM68
    Texas686 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    On our trip, we entered San Francisco across the Golden Gate Bridge and the first site we stopped at was Fort Point. Various forts have been constructed on this point to protect San Francisco Bay since 1784 when the Spanish constructed Castillo de San Joaquin near this site. The current version of the fort was constructed from 1854-1861 and then modified in 1892. Forts like this are interesting to visit, since there are not many similar historical-type forts in the US. It also provides a great view from underneath the Golden Gate Bridge as it stretches out across the San Francisco Bay. The fort offers guided tours and has a small theater with a short, informative film.
    Written 19 March 2024
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  • Sachin K
    New York City, NY6,507 contributions
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    This lighthouse on Alcatraz Island can be spotted from a long distance. Close upfront it is impressive. Cannot go inside it but certainly worth looking at from up close.
    Written 4 December 2019
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  • misopiso88
    Seattle, WA25,077 contributions
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    In February 1901, the SS City of Rio de Janeiro wrecked on the rocks, which prompted the Mile Rocks Lighthouse to be built. 128 of 209 aboard, lost their lives when the ship sank. You can catch a view off of Mile Rock Beach of the historical lighthouse provided there is not too much fog.
    Written 6 March 2019
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