The United States Conquest of San Diego in 1846 during the Mexican-American War-Leaders & Legends

1846 was one of the most critical years in San Diego’s amazing history. It was the year that Mexican control of San Diego was ceded to the United States of America and for the first time the American flag flew from the plaza in what we know today as Old Town San Diego. George Farrar […]

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North America in the 1840s -Land & Slavery, Mexican American War, The U.S. Takes Over Alta California

It’s time again to broaden our focus from San Diego and study the issues, events, and innovations impacting North America- in the decade of the 1840s. Join George Farrar as he talks about the dynamics of Land & Slavery, Manifest Destiny, The Mexican American War, and the US takeover of “Alta California” and “Oregon Country” […]

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LA 23! Classic LA-Life in Los Angeles to the tune of The 1812 Overture-Video from July 16-19, 2023

From Sunday, July 16 thru Wednesday, July 19, 2023, I filmed throughout the Los Angeles metro area. Live Video to the tune of The 1812 Overture by Tchaikovsky includes: the LA Coliseum, the Exposition Rose Garden, riding the LA Metro, the Bullocks Wilshire Building, LA Freeways, Downtown Los Angeles, Union Station, LA City Hall, Central […]

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El Pueblo de San Diego Founded, The Natives Attack, The Pueblo Lands, & Incorporating as a US City

George Farrar presents an epic show in the History San Diego series that follows how San Diego became El Pueblo de San Diego, how The Dons of San Diego built up the pueblo under Mexican rule by using political pressure, importing the Hijar colonists, and building homes, yet lost the official pueblo status to native […]

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George’s Hollywood Part 1 Hollywood Blvd, The Chinese, Pantages & Cinerama Theatres, Capitol Records

Join me for Part 1 of “George’s Hollywood” within the “LA 23!” series, as I photograph and film along Hollywood Blvd, Highland Avenue, Vine Street, Ivar Avenue, and Sunset Blvd. Landmarks in Part 1 include The Chinese, Pantages & Cinerama Theatres, The Capitol Records Building and even more. Parts 2 will include a focus on […]

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Exploring The Golden Age of Movies, Television, & The Hollywood Stars – Inside The Hollywood Museum

Join me in this special show within our “LA 23! series, as we explore The Golden Age of Movies & Television inside The Hollywood Museum (the historic Max Factor Building) located at 1660 N. Highland Avenue in Hollywood by viewing artifacts from those times. In the show, I dedicated The entire “LA 23!” series on […]

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LA23! Walking Downtown LA- Historic Broadway, The Theatre District, The Bradbury Building

Los Angeles history, LA Architecture, The Bradbury Building, Downtown LA From July 16-19, 2023, I photographed and filmed all over Los Angeles. I’m pleased to bring the Best of the city to you in 23 shows of which this is one. Join me, on a walk around Downtown Los Angeles as it was on a […]

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Inside The Bradbury Building in Los Angeles- Constructed in 1893-Amazing Atrium & Ironwork

Los Angeles history, LA Architecture, The Bradbury Building, Downtown LA From July 16-19, 2023, I photographed and filmed all over Los Angeles. I’m pleased to bring the Best of the city to you in 23 shows of which this is one. Join me, as I take you around historic Downtown Los Angeles as it was […]

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