Author Archives: Gaslamp Foundation

History Talks! Alonzo Horton and the Founding of New Town San Diego

  Join us July 12th for a History Talks! lecture to celebrate the opening of the Gaslamp Museum’s new exhibit on the 150th anniversary of the arrival of Alonzo Horton. Learn about Horton and the founding of downtown San Diego with a lecture by Richard Crawford, Author of several books on San Diego History and […]

In the News: The News in San Diego and San Diego in the News

  Currently on display in the Mary Jorlamon Gallery at The Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House is “In the News: The News in San Diego and San Diego in the News”. The exhibition features a variety of vintage newspapers from the Museum’s collection. The papers span from a facsimile of the first newspaper published in […]

Changing Silhouettes Throughout the 19th Century: Clothing and Understructure

Presented by Cindy Piselli and Valarie LaBore The Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation is pleased to announce the return of its popular “History Talks!” series in 2017. The first lecture will be Sunday, March 5th at 3pm at the Gaslamp Museum in the Mary Jorlamon Gallery. Clothing experts, Cindy Piselli and Valarie LaBore will share their […]