A Tour of General DeWitt's Office
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.