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 ‘News’ 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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San Diego History Center Celebrates American Archives Month

On Saturday, October 5th the San Diego History Center hosted the first ever San Diego Archives Crawl as part of American Archives Month, and to shine a spotlight in the critical role archives play in preserving our past. Welcoming 19 historical societies, organizations, and universities from throughout the County, the San Diego History Center provided […]

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HOW! To Take Center Stage at Balboa Park History Center November 16 & 17

MUSEUM CLOSURE OFFERS SATURDAY ARCHIVES TOURS AND HISTORY OUTSIDE OUR WALLS On Saturday and Sunday November 16th and 17th, the San Diego History Center museum will be closed for a private event, however, the fun, learning, and activities don’t stop! The History Center will be premiere HOW! History Outside our Walls on the Prado on […]

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San Diego History Center Receives San Diego Press Club Honors

SAN DIEGO HISTORY CENTER PUBLICATION AND DOCUMENTARY FILM RECOGNIZED The San Diego History Center’s Journal of San Diego History and documentary film To the Ends of the Earth: A Portrait of Jewish San Diego have been recognized by the San Diego Press Club for their excellence. Both were awarded second place honors at the 46th Annual awards ceremony. […]

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San Diego Rotary Honors San Diego History Center

ANNUAL PEACE AWARD FOR EXHIBITION LGBTQ+ SAN DIEGO: STORIES OF STRUGGLES + TRIUMPHS The San Diego History Center has been presented San Diego Rotary’s 2019 Peace Award for the groundbreaking exhibition LGBTQ+ San Diego: Stories of Struggles + Triumphs; also honored is San Diego Pride’s Military Contingent. Dr. Lillian Faderman, Exhibition Curator, and Lambda Archives […]

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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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