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Alonzo Horton Exhibit

The Sesquicentennial of the Founding of New Town

2017 marks the 150th anniversary of the arrival that would change San Diego's history forever. On April 17, 1867 Alonzo Horton arrived on a ship from San Francisco and saw in the dusty fields the possibility of a great city along the bay. He soon purchased a large plot of land on which he would tirelessly build New Town San Diego, now downtown San Diego, for the next 42 years. His influence is still seen in much of our beloved city and his name adorns many of our buildings and landmarks. The exhibit "Alonzo Horton: The Sesquicentennial of the Founding of New Town San Diego" chronicles the life of San Diego's founding father Alonzo Horton and the early growth of New Town San Diego. On view are the Museum's collections of photos, maps, and ephemera related to Horton.

Neighborhood: Downtown

Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House
410 Island Ave
San Diego, CA 92101

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Contact Info

619-233-4692
info@gaslampfoundation.org

Date & Time

Jun 15 - ongoing
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Price

Included in Museum Admission, $5-$10

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