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Hillcrest: A Town to Call Home

On the second Tuesday of each month, watch a presentation at 1:00 pm in our Thornton Theater.


Hillcrest, one of San Diego’s earliest neighborhoods, was founded in 1907. Shifting demographics, a changing society, and city growth has led to this neighborhood’s evolution into a vibrant area with a rich past recognized with great pride.


Barry Goldlust, Community Historian
Barry retired in 2007 after a 35 year career in pharmaceutical development in clinical research after receiving his Ph.D. in biochemistry. Since 2008 he has volunteered with Jewish Family Services, visiting elderly or disabled clients. He has been serving as an interpretive volunteer with the San Diego History Center for 4 years . Barry is intrigued by Kumeyaay History and neighborhood histories.


About the Free Tuesday Talk Series
Come to the History Center on the second Tuesday of each month for a presentation about our shared history—both popular and obscure—and uncover something new! Join a monthly conversation about San Diego’s untold stories relevant to a changing community. Free Tuesday Talks are always free with Give Forward admission.


April 9
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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San Diego History Center
1649 El Prado, Suite 3
San Diego, CA 92101 United States