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San Diego Holidays Traditions on the Chris Cantore Show

January 2, 2020

Dr. David Miller, historian at the San Diego History Center, is a weekly guest on 100.7 the Chris Cantore Show for Throwback Thursday. During December, Dr. Miller spoke about San Diego Christmas traditions. The earliest recorded Christmas in San Diego was in 1779. In 1904, the Hotel Del Coronado became the first property in the country to have an outdoor living Christmas tree with electric lights. Now, going to the Del is a holiday tradition! You might be surprised that poinsettias as a holiday tradition has its roots in San Diego. Listen to the full segment to find out how here.