On May 15,1889, the San Diego Trust and Savings Bank was given its charter to open as a banking institution in one side of a small, rented storeroom on 5th Street. Things were moving fast in those days and business was booming.
Come explore the Gaslamp Museum Victorian Christmas after dark! See the lights shine as you wander our decked halls. Don’t forget your holiday gifts! Shop our gift store for holiday treasures for the whole family. Thursday December 7th, 14th, and 21st Hours: 4-8pm Self-guided tours $8 While you’re in the neighborhood stop by […]
Travel back in time to explore 1880s San Diego Your kiddos will go plum crazy as you take a step back in time at the 19th annual Fall Back Festival, a Children’s Historical Street Faire, on Sunday November 6, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter. The event proceeds […]
Why is Friday the 13th supposed to be so unlucky? Nobody really knows for sure – which in itself is a little spooky! Though it is uncertain exactly when this particular tradition began, negative superstitions have swirled around the number 13 for centuries. Proof of this longstanding negative association can be traced back to the […]
Scott – Ingersoll Building 1905-1907 827-835 Fourth Avenue Architect: Quayle Brothers Architectural Style: Commercial Like all properties in downtown San Diego, Lot D, Block 62 of Alonzo Horton’s original map of the area, started its commercial history with the sale of the property by Horton. In September of 1868, Capt. Samuel Dunnells purchased the entire […]
Join us foolish mortals when the veil is thin and the spirits are waking for a night of frightfully fun activities! Friday the 13th at the Gaslamp Museum will open the doors to downtown San Diego’s most haunted building for a night of ghastly delights. Explore the paranormal by learning about popular spirit hunting methods, […]