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San Diego History Center

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April 2017
Free

Member Morning

April 29, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
San Diego History Center, 1649 El Prado, Suite 3
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Join us for an intimate introduction to the San Diego History Center including a tour of our galleries and our collections, as well as an additional discount in our museum store for the day. You will also have the opportunity to enjoy a continental breakfast and meet fellow History Center members and enthusiasts.

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May 2017

The Big Exchange

May 1, 10:00 am - May 31, 5:00 pm
San Diego History Center, 1649 El Prado, Suite 3
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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The Big Exchange gives members of participating organizations reciprocal admission at more than 30 museums, historic sites, gardens, and more throughout San Diego County!

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$125

My Life in History: Iris Engstrand Retirement Event

May 11, 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
San Diego History Center, 1649 El Prado, Suite 3
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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After nearly five decades as a distinguished professor of history at the University of San Diego, Dr. Iris Engstrand is retiring. Join us as the San Diego History Center pays tribute to her educational service through an intimate evening of conversation and recollection.

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$5 - $10

Franciscan Frontiersman: How Three Adventurers Charted the West

May 24, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
San Diego History Center, 1649 El Prado, Suite 3
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Drawing on the diaries and correspondence of three Franciscan friars, Pedro Font, Juan Crespí, and Francisco Garcés, as well as his own exhaustive field research, Robert A. Kittle weaves a seamless narrative detailing the friars’ striking accomplishments, beginning in Spain, encompassing the remote Sierra Gorda highlands of Mexico, and through the deserts of the American Southwest and coastal California. Each man’s journey played an important role in Spain’s eighteenth-century conquest of the Pacific coast, but today their names and deeds are little known.

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June 2017
$180

Makers of San Diego History Gala at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine

June 10, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine, 3777 La Jolla Village Dr
San Diego, CA 92122 United States
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On June 10th, 2017 the San Diego History Center will host our annual gala at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine.

The San Diego History Center’s annual gala, The Makers of San Diego History, honors the institutions, communities, and people who have made history in their own time. This year we will be honoring the Jewish community in San Diego and celebrating their uniqueness and vast contributions to the place we all call home. Please join us for this festive evening with Master of Ceremonies, Dan Cohen, Morning Anchor, KFMB-TV, CBS8.

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October 2017
$15 - $25

Preserving Your Family History Series: Genealogy Day

October 21, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
San Diego History Center, 1649 El Prado, Suite 3
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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Third Annual Genealogy Day in collaboration with the San Diego Genealogical Society.

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