History Hub

Welcome to the History Hub at the San Diego History Center!

We’ve created the History Hub to keep you up to date on the San Diego History Center and our locations in historic Balboa Park and the Junipero Serra Museum in Presidio Park.

This is the place to find the latest information on our exhibitions, public and educational programming and interactive events.

This is the place where you can find our news releases, TV appearances, newspaper and magazine stories. When we make the News, you’ll find it here!

Archive for the ‘In the Media’ Category

American Archive Month & San Diego History Center Day

October 31, 2019

Our San Diego History Center Ambassador, Elsa Sevilla, speaks with our Research Archives Archivist, Renato Rodriguez, about American Archive Month and San Diego History Center Day Proclamation by Mayor Kevin Faulconer. (October 2019) View Video

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Did you know that San Diego has an “official” dog?

October 21, 2019

Jared Aarons from ABC 10 News interviewed San Diego History Center historian Dr. David Miller about an often overlooked statue on 4th and Island. It’s a statue of Bum the dog who arrived in San Diego as a stowaway on a boat in the 1890s. Bum was well loved by everyone in San Diego including […]

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San Diego History Center receives Peace Award from San Diego Rotary

October 18, 2019

San Diego Rotary presented its 4th Annual Peace Award to us at the San Diego History Center along with SD Pride for our work with the LGBTQ+ community. In partnership with the Lambda Archives of San Diego, we brought “LGBTQ+San Diego: Stories of Struggles and Triumphs” to Balboa Park. SD Pride festivities have grown from […]

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KUSI showcases Archaeology Family Day at the Serra Museum

On Saturday October 19th, families came together at the Junípero Serra Museum in Presidio Park for a fun-filled day of archaeology. San Diego History Center Ambassador Elsa Sevilla went onto KUSI Good Morning San Diego to share about the special event. Archaeology Family Day offered hands-on, kid-friendly activities like excavation simulations and artifact investigation to […]

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The Union Tribune features our exhibit ‘Art & Theosophy at Lomaland’

October 17, 2019

Art reviewer Martina Schimitschekwriter featured our new exhibition ‘Art & Theosophy at Lomaland’ in the San Diego Union Tribune, shares that the exhibit captures the complex, esoteric culture of Lomaland. Lomland is the nickname for the idealistic community that Katherine Tingley established. The all white settlement was home to many artists and produced crafts, furniture, […]

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Times of San Diego Previewed ‘Art & Theosophy at Lomaland’

October 13, 2019

Chris Jennewein, editor of the Times of San Diego, wrote an article previewing our exhibition ‘Art & Theosophy at Lomaland.’ The article shares the incredible artistic legacy of the Point Loma Theosophical community, nicknamed the “White City.” Jennewein shares that the community dissolved during the economic hardship of the Great Depression, but some of the […]

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