History Talks! is an on-going lecture series presented by The Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House.
Experts in their field give riveting talks on a variety of subjects.

Upcoming History Talks!  All lectures begin at 7pm.

January 10- Saving the Horton Grand Hotel from Destruction, Lecture by Dan Pearson. Developer of the Horton Grand. Special Guest: Kit Goldman. This Lecture will take place at the Horton Grand Hotel, 311 Island Avenue. 

February 7- Kick-starting the Redevelopment of the Gaslamp Quarter, Lecture by Marie Burke Lia, Land Use Attorney.

March 14- Gentlewomen of the Gaslamp, Lecture by Catalina Preskill, GQHF Executive Director, and Sandee Wilhoit, GQHF Historian.


*****Worried about Parking Downtown? the 6th and K Parkade offers $5 flat-rate parking Sunday-Thursday from 6pm to 3am! The rate not available during Padres games and other special events. ********



Past History Talks!

From Skid Row to the Heart of San Diego: The Transformation of the Gaslamp Quarter

The Free Speech Movement in San Diego

Changing Silhouettes of the 19th Century

Alonzo Horton and the Founding of New Town San Diego

Alonzo Horton’s Spouses and Houses 

 Medical Care in Early San Diego

The Spy in the Attic

Why do Cape-Cod  Salt-Box Style Houses Turn Up in the Most Interesting Places?