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General DeWitt’s Office Walking Tour | The Presidio

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Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Presidio Officers’ Club | 50 Moraga Ave, The Presidio, San Francisco, CA

Event Details

Join Presidio Trust Historian Dr. Barbara Berglund Sokolov and National Park Ranger James Osborne for a rare glimpse into General John DeWitt’s office, where as head of Western Defense Command, he made the decision in 1942 to imprison Japanese American citizens and non-citizens without due process.

This tour complements the special exhibitions Exclusion: The Presidio’s Role in WWII Japanese American Incarceration at the Presidio Officers’ Club. The tour begins after a ten-minute walk on paved surfaces to the official site. The walk and the office are accessible. Reservations not required. For additional information call the Presidio Visitor Center at (415) 561-4323.

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Cost: FREE
Categories: Walks & Tours
Address: 50 Moraga Ave, The Presidio, San Francisco, CA