Archive by category Art

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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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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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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San Diego History-At The Right Place -At The Right Time-Mexican Land Reform & Mission San Diego

History San Diego is back with Season #3. We’ll focus on the 1830s and 1840s-turbulent times that will greatly affect the Native Americans and the early settlers, while creating unique opportunities for the new power elite-made up of people at the right place at the right time. In our Season 3 Premiere , we look […]

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The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and The Rose Garden, Riding the LA Metro E Line into Downtown

Welcome to the opening show of LA 23! In our first show, join me as I visit the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, The Exposition Park Rose Garden & Ride the Metro E Line on July 16, 2023. From July 16-19, 2023, I visited the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area. I photographed and filmed all over the […]

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San Diego History- President John F. Kennedy Visits San Diego on June 6, 1963

Welcome to another History San Diego special presentation in the series. George Farrar presents a musical retrospective with photographs and media coverage of President John F. Kennedy’s June 6, 1963 epic visit to San Diego, including the motorcade, Commencement Address at San Diego State College (now SDSU), his visits to the Marine Corps Recruit Depot […]

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Experiencing Historic San Diego-Enjoying The Architectural and Botanical Elegance of Balboa Park

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 […]

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