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History Talks! Lecture Series

Join the Gaslamp Museum for a look at how today’s Gaslamp was created by someone who was part of the transformation! Lecturer Bill Keller owned a business in the Gaslamp for many years will give a first hard account of the creation of the Gaslamp we know today.

Downtown San Diego was on a long, slow decline before Horton Plaza opened in 1985.  For most locals the Gaslamp area was a rough no-man's land, home to porn shops and topless joints.  For those who recall the era, the transformation to today's vibrant dining and entertainment district is stunning.  It's historic.  How did it happen?

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 13, 2018
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Price

Free for Members. $5 General Admission.

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