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Rehearsing for Las Posadas is my favorite Presidio activity.

Remembering Fiesta in De la Guerra Plaza. Festive and fun.

Principle sites that continue the nature of the Presidio as the center of the community to this day.

A mess. I think there is an underground area and I wish I could go there.


After completing his map, Tim discussed how some of his most vivid memories of the Presidio include sun-dried adobe brick spread out across the parade grounds.

The Chapel and forecourt are the focus.

"The basic buildings that I interact with, and have been involved with for more than 35 years."

Bill noted that he has often photographed the Presidio and Casa de la Guerra, and often rides his bike around the neighborhood for photography work and…

"This is the Presidio neighborhood circa 1820."

Bob ran an archaeology field school at the Presidio for several years. He is an expert on early California archaeology.

"A multicultural neighborhood that featured layers of ethnic history: indigenous, Spanish, Mexican, Japanese, Chinese…"

Sal grew up in downtown Santa Barbara and drew his map from the perspective of his younger self.

This is an indication of the important city landmarks in the area, the visible Presidio, and some important persons such as designers. Colors are: purple for streets, green for historic buildings, and orange for the Presidio, old and reconstructed.