The Centurions Circle

The Centurions Circle represents the founders of our community: businesses, organizations and institutions that have been in San Diego for 100 years and longer. The History Center will continue to add businesses, organizations and institutions who reach this Centurion milestone each year.

As of 6/20/2017. Listed in alphabetical order

1894    22nd Agricultural District Association Del Mar Fair
1882    The Academy of Our Lady of Peace
1914    A.O. Reed
1912    Al Bahr Shriners
1893    Alhiser-Comer
1906    All Saints Episcopal Church
1914    Alpine Women’s Club
1910    Army and Navy Military Academy
1911    BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair (previously known as Fellows Boat Works)
1911    BB&T John Burnham Insurance
1910    Balboa Park Carousel
1893    Bank of America (previously known as Blochman Banking Company)
1909    Barney and Barney
1912    Berger Hardware
1889    Bernardo Winery
1909    The Bishop’s School
1855    Cabrillo National Monument(also known as Old Point Loma Lighthouse)
1908    California Sheet Metal (previously known as California Sheet Works)
1892    California Stamp Co.
1915    Chapel of the Immaculate Conception
1909    Charity Ball
1847    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 
1909    Coronado Public Library
1913    Coronado Yacht Club
1910    Daughters of the American Revolution, San Diego Chapter
1909    Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War
1913    Dixieline Lumber (previously known as North Park Lumber)
1914    DLA Piper (previously Gray, Cary, Ames & Frye
1910    Erling Rohde Plumbing
1903    Escondido Adventist Academy
1892    Escondido Fire Department
1884    Escondido Library
1894    Escondido High School
1902    Fidelity National Title Insurance (previously known as Union Title & Trust Company)
1888    First Lutheran Church
1850    First Presbyterian Church
1869    First United Methodist Church of San Diego (previously First Methodist Episcopal Church)
1892    Flagship Cruises and Events 
1912    Frank Motors (previously known as Fornaca Bros Bakery)
1852    Fort Rosecrans
1912    Francis Parker School
1896    Frazee Paint (previously known as Kurtz Paint Company)
1908    Fredericka Manor (previously known as Fredericka Home for the Aged)
1911    Frost Hardwood Lumber Company
1913    Garfield Elementary School
1912    Grace Lutheran Church
1914    Grah Safe & Lock
1887    Graham Memorial Presbyterian Church
1913    Grande Colonial Hotel La Jolla
1915    Grant Elementary School
1905    Greater San Diego Association of Realtors
1907    Greenwood Memorial Park (previously known as Greenwood Cemetary Association)
1896    Harmony Grove Spiritualist Association
1913    Hazard Construction
1906    H.G. Fenton Company
1912    The Historic Spreckels Theater and Building
1903    Holy Trinity Catholic Church
1886    Horton Grand Hotel
1914    Hotel Churchill
1888    Hotel Del Coronado
1910    Hotel Indigo Del Mar (previously known as Stratford Inn of Del Mar)
1892    Jessop’s Jewelers
1897    Julian Goldrush Hotel
1899    La Jolla Branch Library
1913    La Jolla Light
1894    La Jolla Women’s Club
1913    Lakeside Library
1907    La Mesa Lumber
1914    Logan Heights Library
1914    Loma Portal Elementary School
1915    Lyon Technologies (previously known as Rural Electric Company)
1910    The Mahogany Shop  / Niemeyer Restoration
1906    Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church
1890    McDini’s
1873    McKenna, Long & Aldridge LLP (previously known as Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps LLP)
1912    Melhorn Construction
1913    Mission Brewery
1910    Mission Hills Nursery
1816    Mission San Antonio de Pala
1769    Mission San Diego de Alcala
1789    Mission San Luis Rey de Francia
1846    Mormon Battalion
1901    National Association of Music Merchants
1905    National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (previously known as California Iron Works/National Iron Works)
1914    Naval Medical Center San Diego/Balboa Hospital
1914    Neighborhood House Association
1899    Neyenesch Printers

1910    Ocean Beach Elementary School
1855    Old Point Loma Lighthouse
1905    Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church
1907    Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church
1911    Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church
1914    Pacific Beach Library
1914    Palomar Apartments
1911    Point Loma Assembly
1902    Point Loma Nazarene University (previously known as Pacific Bible College)
1914    Powers Plumbing
1886    Ramona Sentinel
1914    ePlastics (previously known as Ridout Plastics and as Rench Company)
1908    Sacred Heart, Catholic Church, Brawley
1897    Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Coronado
1911    Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Ocean Beach
1908    Saint Agnes Catholic Church
1890    Salvation Army
1887    San Diego Center for Children (previously known as San Diego Children’s Home Association)
1914    San Diego City College
1899    San Diego County Bar Association
1887    San Diego County Dental Society
1914    San Diego County Farm Bureau
1870    San Diego County Medical Society
1850    San Diego County Sheriff’s Department
1896    San Diego Credit Association
1912    San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce
1914    San Diego Employers Association
1907    San Diego Floral Association
1881    San Diego Gas & Electric / Sempra Energy (previously known as San Diego Gas Company)
1892    San Diego Hardware
1882    San Diego High School
1915    San Diego Jewish Association
1882    San Diego Library Central
1915    San Diego Museum of Man (previously known as San Diego Museum Association)
1874    San Diego Natural History Museum
1889    San Diego Police Department
1898    San Diego Red Cross
1870    San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce
1911    San Diego Rotary
1888    San Diego Rowing Club
1897    San Diego State University (previously known as San Diego Normal School)
1886    The San Diego Daily Transcript
1868    San Diego Union-Tribune
1886    San Diego Yacht Club
1915    Santa Fe Depot (also known as Union Station)
1884    Santa Isabel General Store
1818    Santa Ysabel Indian Mission
1903    Scripps Institution of Oceanography
1890    Scripps Mercy Hospital
1876    Spencer Valley School
1910    St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church
1899    St. James by-the-Sea Episcopal Church
1911    St. James Catholic Church
1913    St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church
1874    St. Joseph’s Cathedral Catholic Church
1890    St. Mathews Episcopal Church
1890    St. Mary Catholic Church, Escondido
1907    St. Mary Catholic Church, El Centro 
1868    St. Paul’s Cathedral (previously known as Parish of the Holy Trinity)
1892    St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
1780    St. Thomas Indian Mission
1910    St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
1905    T.B. Penick & Sons, Inc.
1914    TC Construction/Cameron Brothers Construction
1886    Temple Beth Israel/Congregation Beth Israel
1905    Tifereth Israel Synagogue
1865    Tivoli Bar & Grill
1908    Tom Bandy & Son Blacksmithing
1895    Trepte Construction Company, Inc.
1897    Trinity Lutheran Church
1915    Trinity Methodist Church
1883    Union Bank (previously known as First National Bank)
1906    University Christian Church
1909    University Club
1914    University Heights Library
1910    US Grant Hotel
1896    Volunteers of America Southwest California
1849    Warner’s Ranch
1910    Washington Elementary School
1895    Wednesday Club
1852    Wells Fargo Bank
1885    Wells Fargo (previously known as San Diego Building and Loan Association)
1889    Wells Fargo (previously known as San Diego Savings Bank)
1914    Willis Allen Real Estate
1890    Winnetka
1882    YMCA of San Diego County
1892    ZLAC Rowing Club