March 2nd History Alive Lecture Series: San Diego County Archives





The LGHS presents its free lecture series HISTORY ALIVE March 2, 2023
The San Diego County Archives Team

Please join us at the Lee House Cultural Center on March 2nd  at 7:00 pm to hear The San Diego County Research Team discuss how to conduct research using government records at the San Diego County Archives


Archives Building
Courtesy S.D. County Archives

The San Diego County Archives team will talk about archival records in the County’s new state-of-the-art Archives Facility in Santee. The County Archives included and estimated 65,000 recorded maps, 250 cubic ft. of historic birth, death and marriage records, 600 cubic ft. of official records and 40,000 rolls of microfilm. Come and hear how you can access this wealth of San Diego History.

History Alive is a free Lecture Series presented by the Lemon Grove Historical Society. Lectures are held at the Lee House Cultural Center on the 1st Thursday of the month. Lee House is located at 3205 Olive St. in the Treganza Heritage Park where there is ample, well-lit parking.   History Alive is suitable for ages 16 and over.

While you are at the lecture please consider joining the Lemon Grove Historical Society as a Member. For a few dollars a year you can support your community as well as add to your own personal knowledge of local history. For membership info, follow this link. 

For more information on History Alive and other LGHS events, follow this link to our Events Page



  • Helen Ofield

    Helen M. Ofield is the past president of the Lemon Grove Historical Society. She spearheaded the saving of Lemon Grove’s first church (built 1897) and its adaptive reuse as the Parsonage Museum of Lemon Grove, and the saving of the H. Lee House (built 1928) and its adaptive reuse as the city’s cultural center. Her civic history, Images of America: Lemon Grove (Arcadia 2010) features photographic content by Pete Smith. She is an award-winning writer-producer for national and regional film and television, as well as for print and online news media, a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, former seven-year member of the San Diego County Historic Site Board, and a long-time historic preservationist.

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