On Sept 16th, 1854, Commander David Farragut officially opened the Mare Island Naval Shipyard.
The Mare Island Historical Park Foundation invites you to come celebrate: Mare Island Founders Day – September 16th –
Who: Foundation members and Mare Island residents, businesses, and stakeholders.
What: A backyard dinner, including a little history and Foundation update, to benefit the Mare Island Historic Park Foundation, stewards of the Admiral’s Mansion, St. Peter’s Chapel, and the former (and future!) museum.
When: Sept 16th, 5:00-7:30 PM.
Where: The gardens of the Admiral’s Mansion, 1065 Walnut, Mare Island.
How: Tickets are limited. $30/person ($25 for kids 12 and under), includes dinner and a drink (Foundation members get an additional drink ticket). Deadline for purchasing tickets September 9. All proceeds benefit the Foundation.
For Details and to Purchase Tickets Visit: www.mihpf.evenbrite.com
ABOUT THE FOUNDATION: The Mare Island Historic Park Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of the rich and diverse history of the Mare Island Naval Shipyard. For more information, tours, and experiences on the Island, visit mihpf.org.