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 […]
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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.
San Diego’s Broadway- A Film & Historical Retrospective of San Diego’s Busiest Thoroughfare – 1910-2021 – Presented by George Farrar The film encompasses the following: -Broadway street life on February 21, 2021 including cars, trucks, buses, a trolley, and pedestrians from Eighth Avenue to the Pier. – A musical look at the architecture of The […]
Now is The Time to Visit San Diego! The city is coming alive – ahead of an amazing Spring that is quickly approaching. Enjoy beautiful vistas from The Broadway Pier and watch “The Cabrillo” return from Coronado Island to dock at The Embarcadero in Downtown San Diego on February 21, 2020. Meet George Farrar and […]
On this episode of History Jacksonville, we look back on how cool it was to go to Drive Ins in Jacksonville back in the 1970’s and 1980’s. George reflects about fun times he had back then and profiles The Midway, The Fox, The Playtime…and even more.