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Preservation Tour App Release

CHA is proud to announce the launch of a new app! The Architectural GEMs: Historic Walking Tour app will be released on Thursday, May 26. Join us on Facebook Live as we walk through the app’s features which include maps, historic photographs, and fascinating facts about notable landmarks across Coronado. Through the app, the island’s history can be discovered at your own pace. The app will be available through the Android and Apple app stores.

Neighborhood: Coronado

Contact Info

6194357242
info@coronadohistory.org

Date & Time

May 26, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Sells out at 20 people.

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