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William Heath Davis Monument

Be Part of History!  Donations can be made to the Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation.  The GQHF is a 501c3 public benefit organization devoted to educating the public and tourists to San Diego’s diverse ethnic contribution to the Gaslamp Quarter historical, architectural, and cultural histories. Contributions can be made in the following categories:Aloha gift: $10 – […]

Vignettes of John and Lilian Spreckels

Stop by the Gaslamp Museum for a unique historically inspired performance!  Veteran actors Debbie Watts and Tom Dolan will portray John and Lillie Spreckels and present impromptu monologues centering on the first Coronado Flower Show in 1922. Debbie Watts and Tom Dolan wrote and staged the play ‘The Diaries of John and Lillie Spreckels’ which […]

Press Release- Save the Gaslamp Museum

The Oldest Building in the Gaslamp Quarter Closing to the Public The Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House Needs $150,000 to Stay Open April 29, 2021, San Diego, CA—Built in 1850, The Davis-Horton House is the oldest standing structure in Downtown San Diego and serves as the home of the Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation (GQHF) […]

Adult Education Programs at the GQHF

History in Your Community The GQHF  is happy to bring the history of the Gaslamp Quarter straight into your community! Seven Colorful Characters of the Gaslamp Alonzo Horton’s Houses and Spouses  Women of the Gaslamp The Spy in the Attic  Suffragettes in San Diego  Architecture in the Gaslamp Boom-Build-Bust: The History of the Gaslamp  A […]

Education Programs at the GQHF

The Gaslamp Museum offers a range of school programs that can be adapted from preschool through high school. Each program has been designed to highlight an important aspect of the Gaslamp and Downtown San Diego’s history. The Davis-Horton House is a time capsule of early San Diego living history. All tour rates are based on a minimum […]