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Crime and Punishment at the Presidio de San Diego Was the Presidio really a citadel of civilization? As San Diego commemorates 250 years since the founding of the San Diego Presidio and the first mission in Alta California, we have a unique opportunity to examine the role of the Presidio in our early history and its legacy today. Was the Presidio a citadel ushering in new modes of existence and lifestyle, or was it comparable to today’s Guantanamo Bay and…Find out more »
Join us at History Happy Hour during Balboa Park's Food Truck Fridays.
Grab some food. Have a drink. Sit down and relax. Experience San Diego History!
We are celebrating LGBT History AND American Archives Month by taking a look back at how one of the best-maintained collections of LGBTQ+ history in the country came to be! Did you know that archives like the one SDHC maintains and the one maintained by Lambda Archives, SDHC's institutional partner in the ground-breaking exhibit LGBTQ+ SD: Stories of Struggles and Triumphs, much of what we understand about the past would be lost? Lambda Archives is dedicated to collecting, preserving and teaching the LGBTQ+…Find out more »