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October 2020

Nathan Harrison: Discovering the Man behind the Legend

October 10, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Virtual Event CA United States

Nathan Harrison: Discovering the Man behind the Legend SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2020 AT 10:00AM ON ZOOM Nathan Harrison was San Diego’s first Black pioneer, homesteading in Palomar Mountain in the early 20th century. Modern archaeological insights have yielded fascinating details about Harrison’s life. Historical accounts tell us he was an important and significant figure in the Palomar Mountain community. While he had many friends on the mountain, he died alone in a county hospital in October 1920 and was buried…

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San Diego 101: The History of Our Region

October 13, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virtual Event CA United States

San Diego 101: The History of our Region OLD TOWN: IT WAS ONCE SAN DIEGO! TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2020 AT NOON ON ZOOM Before it was the second largest city in California, San Diego was native land, and then a small Mexican pueblo at the base of Presidio Hill. What we now know as Old Town San Diego developed slowly as people moved from the Presidio into the burgeoning town. Though the population rose and fell with the decades—reaching no…

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