Tale of Two Bridges Boat Tour

  • 06 May 2012
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Red & White Fleet, Pier 43 1/2, Fisherman’s Wharf

All Aboard!
Tale of Two Bridges Boat Tour


San Francisco Museum & Historical Society


Bay Bridge and Golden Gate Bridge 

Join SFMHS members and their guests on Sunday, May 6th for a tour of the two icons – the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and the Golden Gate Bridge – with the man recognized as an international expert on bridges, Donald MacDonald of Donald MacDonald Architects, San Francisco.


Sunday, May 6
1 PM to 4 PM

The tour will be on board the Red and White Fleet and will leave at 1:30 PM from Pier 43 1/2, Fisherman’s Wharf. Please arrive by 1 PM for check in. Light refreshments will be served on board and the bar will be open.


MacDonald will talk about the design elements of both bridges as well as provide historic information on Alcatraz as we sail by the island. He will bring on board his two most recent books for purchase and signing, Golden Gate Bridge: History and Design of an Icon, and Alcatraz: History and Design of a Landmark.


Cost is $65 for SFMHS members, $75 for non-members. Tickets can be purchased online, by calling (415) 537-1105, ext. 100, or by email to rsvp@sfhistory.org.



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