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History Hub

Welcome to the History Hub at the San Diego History Center!

We’ve created the History Hub to keep you up to date on the San Diego History Center and our locations in historic Balboa Park and the Junipero Serra Museum in Presidio Park.

This is the place to find the latest information on our exhibitions, public and educational programming and interactive events.

This is the place where you can find our news releases, TV appearances, newspaper and magazine stories. When we make the News, you’ll find it here!

Remembering Margaret “Peg” Marston

May 12, 2021

Peg Marston should not only be remembered as representing one of San Diego’s most important and generous founding families but as a caring, thoughtful and friendly person in her own life.

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Remembering Jim Mills

Apr 27, 2021

The San Diego History Center notes with sadness the passing of former State Senator Jim Mills, a native San Diegan, who prior to his election to state office was the San Diego History Center’s curator of the Junipero Serra Museum from 1955-1960.

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Temporary Museum Closures December Update

Dec 09, 2020

Dear Friend of the San Diego History Center: For over 90 years, the San Diego History Center has been entrusted to preserve, reveal, promote and celebrate the history of our region – what makes San Diego unique! We diligently work and partner with key audiences to share the remarkable stories of our region with thousands […]

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Join the San Diego History Center for Conversations on History

Aug 04, 2020

The San Diego History Center is pleased to present a four-part series called “Conversations in San Diego History.” In the premiere episode, host Elsa Sevilla and Dr. Seth Mallios, Professor of Anthropology at SDSU, discuss the similarities between the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918-1919 and the current COVID-19 crisis. Dr. Mallios, who has studied the […]

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A Message to Our Community

Jun 20, 2020

At this time of great pain and uncertainty in our nation and community, we at the San Diego History Center believe that the past illuminates a path forward. We look to our history to learn and to create a future for our community that is respectful and equitable to Black people. We mourn the horrific […]

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