This open area features a field that is used for baseball and soccer games in the always beautiful Presidio.
History of Fort Winfield Scott: Fort Winfield Scott was established in the western part of the Presidio as a coast artillery post and the headquarters of the Artillery District of San Francisco. Fort Scott housed seventeen Endicott-era gun batteries that were constructed, armed, and manned between 1891 and 1946. - https://www.nps.gov/prsf/learn/historyculture/fort-scott.htm
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