January 4 2024 History Alive Lecture Series Presents: The Lemon Grove Review Project -Preserving Local History Through Digitization





 The LGHS presents its free lecture series HISTORY ALIVE January 4, 2024

Featuring Sarah Lewis and Cynthia Doyle Presenting:

“The Lemon Grove Review Project: Preserving Local History Through Digitization”

Please join us at the Lee House Cultural Center on January 4th  at 7:00 pm to hear  Sarah and Cynthia discuss the ongoing project to protect, preserve and digitize the Lemon Grove Review

                                                                                                                                                   Sarah Lewis                      Cynthia Doyle                      Lemon Grove Review


On January 4th at 7 pm, Sarah Lewis and Cynthia Doyle will describe their work to make  our cherished newspaper “The Lemon Grove Review” available to the world. Come learn a bit about this local newspaper’s history, and hear updates on the multi-year grant project to make our local newspaper freely available and searchable online and get a glimpse on some of the paper’s fascinating content. Lecture will include a demonstration on searching the online archive – will we find your name in the paper? 

History Alive is a free Lecture Series presented by the Lemon Grove Historical Society. Lectures are held at the H. Lee House Cultural Center on the 1st Thursday of the month. H. 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.

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

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. 


  • Laura Hook

    President - Lemon Grove Historical Society Laura has been a Lemon Grove resident since 1981 serving as Secretary on the historical society board and as a docent in the Parsonage Museum when not volunteering in other capacities. She and her husband, John, raised two children in town, prompting Laura to volunteer as PTA President of San Miguel Elementary and Helix Charter High School. She served as PTA Council President for the Lemon Grove School District. Laura served as a Lemon Grove Planning Commissioner, participant in various civic workshops, and somehow found time to pursue a career as a Kaiser Hospital Unit Coordinator. Along with her presidential duties, Laura is the LGHS liaison to the San Diego Museum Council.

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