A Tour of General DeWitt's Office

When
Event has passed (Sat Sep 9, 2017 - Sat Sep 9, 2017)
Where
Presidio Officers' Club
Time
10:00 am to noon
Cost
Free
Tags
City, Educational Event

Description

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 office site. The walk and the office are accessible. Reservations not required. For additional information call the Presidio Visitor Center at (415) 561-4323.

Location

location
  1. Presidio Officers' Club
    50 Moraga Ave, San Francisco, CA