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Junípero Serra Museum

September 2019

Citadel of Civilization? Crime and Punishment at the Presidio de San Diego

September 26, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Junípero Serra Museum, 2727 Presidio Drive
San Diego, CA 92103 United States

Citadel of Civilization? Crime and Punishment at the Presidio de San Diego 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 Abu Ghraib prisons? In this…

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