Happy 240th Birthday, SF
Descendants of the original founding families of the Juan Bautista de Anza Expedition (1775-76) return to the Presidio to recognize the journey of their forefathers and the founding of El Presidio de San Francisco.
San Francisco’s 240th Birthday Celebration
Saturday, June 25, 2016 | 10:30 am to noon
Pershing Square (near the Presidio Officers’ Club), Main Post, Presidio
In 1775-1776, 240 colonists – soldiers, men, women and children – traveled 1,800 miles from present-day Mexico and found the Presidio of San Francisco, bringing with them a new culture and a new era in California Hhstory. Descendants of the original founding families of the Juan Bautista de Anza Expedition return to the Presidio every June to recognize the amazing journey.