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The Journal of San Diego History
SAN DIEGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY
Fall 1977, Volume 23, Number 4
James E. Moss, Editor
Thomas L. Scharf, Assistant Editor

By Susan Sullivan

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James McCoy and his wife Winnifred

Page 45. James McCoy and his wife Winnifred

An early view of the McCoy home

Page 46. An early view of the McCoy home in San Diego’s Old Town

McCoy house and property

Page 48. The McCoy house and property in later years (c. 1900). The home’s appearance changed somewhat with the addition of Victorian embellishments to the facade.

Old Town as seen from Presidio Hill

Page 51. Old Town, San Diego as seen from Presidio Hill about 1905. The McCoy house and windmill are visible in the background at the upper right.