Welcome Back to History San Diego! On our 10th show of the series, I talk with you about Early 19th Century San Diego in the Northern American context- profiling the importance of The 1803 Louisiana Purchase & discuss the impact of The Earthquake of 1812 on Mission San Diego. Join me on Facebook Groups at […]
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The 1st Annual History San Diego Summer Show : “The Pacific Milestone Story”, Join me as I talk about the origin, purpose, and the recent 21st century controversy involving – The Pacific Milestone , dedicated in San Diego in 1923. Learn about the nation’s early efforts in road and highway building in the early 20th […]
Join me for one of the most spectacular views I’ve ever seen from The Overlook- on the Kings Canyon Scenic Byway (California Highway 180)
Join George Farrar as he presents the Season 1 Finale of The History San Diego Show on YouTube while walking thru Balboa Park on the morning of Saturday, May 14, 2022. Stay Tuned This Summer for “The Summer Show” – a documentary entitled “The Pacific Milestone Story” and This Fall for the Season 2 Premiere […]
The Bold New City of The South-Jacksonville, Florida Commemorative Bicentennial Retrospective Presented by George Farrar
Welcome to The Bold New City of The South-Commemorative Bicentennial Retrospective-Photos & Illustrations 1946-1995-It’s my pleasure to present to you this special show spanning the years 1946-1995-very amazing years for the city-of which I experienced 20 of them. I invite you to enjoy this musical photographic and illustrative retrospective. It is a retrospective for enjoyment […]
George Farrar presents JAX 92-Jacksonville as it was in the Year 1992. Learn about Mayor Ed Austin’s leadership team which included a future Mayor, John Delaney- and about the River City Renaissance Urban Renewal concept that was proposed to revitalize the city. Hear about George’s experiences living on the Westside and about the I-295 Incidents […]
Enjoy another History San Diego show as we learn about the 1769 Spanish Conquest.
Enjoy another History San Diego show as we learn about The Kumeyaay-the Indigenous People , the first inhabitants of our area before the 1769 Spanish Conquest. Our shows broadcast monthly from September thru May each year.
Welcome Back to History San Diego! Enjoy another History San Diego show as we learn about How San Diego Got It’s Name and about The November, 1602 Exploration of San Diego Bay by Sebastián Vizcaíno including the expedition’s encounter with the Native Americans who resided here then.