San Diego 101: The History of our Region
DAM THE WATER & PRAY FOR RAIN
TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2020 AT NOON ON ZOOM
The story of San Diego is inextricably bound up with the story of water; people cannot long survive in a region without access to this most vital resource. This presentation starts with a brief look at how indigenous groups, and early Spanish and Mexican settlers were shaped by water considerations. After California joined the United States, water agencies, plans, and infrastructure blossomed, bringing the presentation into the modern era.
About the Speaker
Barry Goldlust is a former pharmaceutical researcher and, since 2014, a volunteer docent at the San Diego History Center, and our first graduate of the Community Historian Program. Community Historians are trained volunteers who bring their passion for San Diego history to your community meetings and organizations through informative talks. Our speakers can introduce visitors and tourists to San Diego history or else dive deep into the details of a unique San Diego topic.
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