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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Welcome to the first History San Diego special presentation in the series. Join George Farrar as he focuses on the November 2, 1960 Presidential Campaign Rally and remarks by 1960 Democratic Presidential Candidate U.S. Senator John F Kennedy (from Massachusetts) in Downtown San Diego. George presents photographs of San Diego circa 1960 and of the […]
Welcome Back to History San Diego! On our 13th show of the series, join George at Mission Trails Regional Park to enjoy photos and film of old Mission Dam and learn more about the importance of the water project to the development of early San Diego. We’re on Facebook Groups at History San Diego! and […]
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 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 […]
On March 6, I filmed the exterior of Los Angeles’s historic Million Dollar Theatre. This film is part of my filming series of Los Angeles spanning March 4-6, 2021 -shows include City Hall, Union Station, and other landmarks.
On March 5, I profiled the historic Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles thru film and photography. This is the 2nd of 3 shows focusing on the art deco architecture and history Wilshire Blvd & Western Ave. In this show I merge historic images of the theatre as well as details about the beginnings and survival […]
On March 5, 2021, I filmed the interior of the Spanish Colonial Revival/Art Deco ticket lobby of The Historic Los Angeles Union Station. This film also includes photographs of the exterior of the station-built in 1939, and the Metro Hall murals and skylight. This was filmed on my March 4-6 vacation.
On March 6, 2021, I extensively filmed Los Angeles’s historic City Hall which was dedicated in 1928. This film and the photographs are from my March 4-6 vacation to Los Angeles. The film includes zoom ins on the top of the building and perspectives from all sides.