OLD TOWN SAN DIEGO STATE HISTORIC PARK
4002 Wallace Street, San Diego, CA 92110 Directions
Exhibits, Gardens, Shops, Buildings, Interpretive Exhibits, Collection, Music, Historical Children's Crafts, Picnic Areas, Guided Tours, Family Programs, Visitor Guides & Restaurants
'Old Town San Diego State Historic Park' provides the opportunity to witness early San Diego's history by providing a connection to the past. It offers excellent free regular park tours from 11 am to 2 pm. The State historical Park includes a combination of restored historic and rebuilt original structures, including five unique adobe constructions. An intersecting culture changed San Diego from a Mexican people to an American settlement, and tourists are given a peek into the past. Visitants can also observe a working blacksmith shop, enjoy the music, see or touch the burros of the park, and participate in activities that early San Diego portrays.
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MORMON BATTALION HISTORIC SITE
2510 Juan Street, San Diego, CA 92110 Directions
Exhibits, Historic Sites, Visitor's Centers, Landmarks, Historical Buildings, Recreation Camps, Interactive Tour, Kid's and Adults Programs, LDS Family Services & Monuments
Mormon Battalion Historic Site is a visitor center in San Diego, commemorating the historical journey of the Mormon Battalion from the Council Bluffs area. Visitors can avail the tour lasts about 45 minutes, and after the tour, you can look at ancient artifacts and get a free photograph. At Mormon Battalion you can discover an interactive exhibition and practice events. You can also enjoy gold panning and brickmaking presentations. It is a cultural landmark and also has restaurants, stores, and entertainment facilities. They landed under the leadership of the U.S Army after marching almost 2,000 miles (3,200 kilometers). It affords free admission. Free parking is available.
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OLD POINT LOMA LIGHTHOUSE
1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive, San Diego, CA 92106 Directions
Monument, Landmarks, Hike, Lighthouse, Historical Buildings, Visitor Center, Tower & Tide Pools
Old Point Loma Lighthouse has been guarding the entrance to San Diego Bay for 36 years. The National Park Service rehabilitated the forest to its former condition in the 1880s. You can see the light shining as it did more than 100 years ago. Old Point Loma is the perfect place to get a picnic and enjoy the spectacular view of the city. The lighthouse is about 422 feet above sea level, viewing the bay and the ocean, and the lighthouse could act as both a portlight and a beacon on the coast.