Ten panels were removed a year ago to facilitate construction of a sidewalk along the length of the historic 1912 Mission Revival bakery building. They returned once construction was completed. Section One, The Kumeyaay World, was originally installed in 2006! The entire project, designed by Kathleen Strzelecki and Janne LaValle won the Governor’s Historic Preservation Award.
Posts by Helen Ofield
On November 2nd, “The Audience is the STAR!” You’ll hear from LGHS members with long memories of local holiday events and anecdotes, some of them hilarious. In three-to-five-minutes, each speaker will regale us with ‘the way we were’
On October 5 at 7:00 pm Rachel Hillard, president of the San Diego Chapter of the Buffalo Soldiers, will present a overview of their stirring history and how she founded the San Diego Chapter in 2003. Rachel will be joined by troop members.
LGHS Announces the Winners of the 33 Annual Dr. Amorita Treganza 3rd Grade Essay Contest
Parsonage Museum Opens New Exhibit: MARCHING FORWARD the History of the Lemon Grove Women’s Club 1913 – 1998. Special Exhibition Opening on June 10 from 4 – 6 pm
May 4th History Alive Lecture Series: Retired U.S. Army Master Nurse Donna Lupinacci Presents Comparing Responses to the 1918 & 2022 Pandemics
Back by popular demand Donna Lupinacci will reprise her lecture on the 1918 Influenza Pandemic & contrast with the official handling of Covid-19
Award winning historian and preservationist Alexander D. Bevil will use historic photographs and maps to reveal a forgotten monument to America’s military aviation history in Cuyamaca Rancho Sate Park’s modern history: the search for missing U.S. Army aviators.
LGHS rings in the holiday season with the ever popular musician, musicologist, comedian and Emmy nominee John Doan
Mark Lane, CEO, Minority Humanitarian Foundation, organized a superb dedication on March 19, 2022 of the new mural on the wall of 7963 Broadway. The artist, Mario Chacon, was present, along with a who’s who of the Mexican American community in Lemon Grove and environs.