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Did you know that Nathan Harrison is the most photographed San Diegan of his time?

June 19, 2020

San Diego State Professor and San Diego History Center Advisory Board Member Seth Mallios, Ph.D. shared the interesting story of how Harrison, San Diego County’s first African-American homesteader and a local legend, was able to overcome obstacles.

An exhibit with the artifacts, interactive game, and a reconstructed cabin will open next spring at the San Diego History Center in Balboa Park.

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