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Seafaring Event with 45-Minute Historic Bay Cruise and Naval History

| April 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
Seafaring Event with 45-Minute Historic Bay Cruise and Naval History

Maritime Museum of San Diego, remains open weekends only, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The Maritime Museum of San Diego’s outdoor experience includes a walking tour of the upper decks of the historic fleet, including the world’s oldest active sailing ship, Star of India, H.M.S Surprise, the revolutionary war navy frigate replica of the H.M.S. Rose, also […]

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Inspiration Heights Historic District Progresses

| April 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
Inspiration Heights Historic District Progresses

Last year Mission Hills Heritage began an ambitious project to nominate Inspiration Heights—one of the earliest subdivisions in Mission Hills—as an historic district for listing on the National Register of Historic Places. Historic district status will highlight the history of Inspiration Heights and its importance to Mission Hills and San Diego, and help protect the […]

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Mission Hills Heritage to Nominate Inspiration Heights to National Register

| January 10, 2021 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Heritage to Nominate Inspiration Heights to National Register

Mission Hills Heritage has begun a project to nominate Inspiration Heights—one of the earliest subdivisions in Mission Hills—as a historic district for listing on the National Register of Historic Places. The long-anticipated step of bestowing historic district status on Inspiration Heights will help protect the irreplaceable architectural gems that line the streets of Inspiration Heights. […]

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Maison en Provence in Mission Hills for 25 Years

| January 10, 2021 | 0 Comments
Maison en Provence in Mission Hills for 25 Years

This past month I received an email from Marielle Giai, one of the proprietors of Maison en Provence, located at 820 Fort Stockton Drive in Mission Hills.  Marielle was sharing with me that 2021 marks the 25th year that she and her husband, Pascal, arrived in Mission Hills.  And, though I have known them since […]

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Meet Your Neighbor: Janed Guymon Casady

| December 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
Meet Your Neighbor: Janed Guymon Casady

          Among the many wonderful things about Mission Hills are its convenient location, history, architecture and especially people.  Community is a reflection of the people who live within its perimeters.  One of those to whom most of us can relate is Janed Guymon Casady.  Most of you will recognize her maiden name, “Guymon.”  Her grandfather […]

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Christmas Tree Decoration Starts the Holidays in Old Town San Diego

| December 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
Christmas Tree Decoration Starts the Holidays in Old Town San Diego

This past November, Old Town Market personnel, and volunteers from the Mormon Battalion, helped to set up and decorate the tree at the entrance to Old Town State Historic Park in Old Town San Diego. The Old Town Chamber of Commerce provided the tree and decorations, with funds through a grant from the City of […]

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Keeping The Holiday Spirit Alive

| December 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
Keeping The Holiday Spirit Alive

‘Tis the season to get creative, and Arts District Liberty Station is spreading holiday cheer all month long with new activities to keep everyone connected this holiday season. From festive art installations to creative holiday gifts, there is something for everyone and so much more to make this holiday season one to remember. Immerse yourself in […]

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St. Nicholas: An Inspiration For Us All

| December 13, 2020 | 0 Comments
St. Nicholas: An Inspiration For Us All

Many people don’t realize that Santa Claus is based on Saint Nicholas, who was born to Greek parents near the end of the third century in the coastal city of Patara, in a region that is part of present day southwest Turkey. He was orphaned as a child and is said to have used his […]

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Cabrillo National Monument’s Names New Chief of Resources Management and Science

| October 12, 2020 | 0 Comments
Cabrillo National Monument’s Names New Chief of Resources Management and Science

Cabrillo National Monument Superintendent Andrea Compton announced Linh Anh Cat, Ph.D. as the new Chief of Resources Management and Science of Cabrillo National Monument located in San Diego, California. Dr. Cat has been serving as the park’s Chief of Resources Management and Science since the middle of February. Dr. Cat holds a doctorate in ecology […]

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HRB Designates Old Mission Hills Branch Library a Historic Resource

| October 12, 2020 | 0 Comments
HRB Designates Old Mission Hills Branch Library a Historic Resource

By Barry Hager On September 24, 2020, the City’s Historic Resources Board (HRB) voted to designate the old Mission Hills Branch Public Library, located at 925 W. Washington Street, as a historic resource. The board voted 9-1 in favor of designation, with more than one board member describing the building as a “slam dunk” for […]

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