Q1 2015 Newsletter



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Tour or Rancho Buena Vista Adobe

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This adobe is beautifully furnished and the gardens around it are well done. The first building dates back to 1846 when Felipe Subria was granted this land by Mexican Governor Pio Pico. Over the years it had several owners, including the owners of the Rancho Guajome adobe, and movie actress Margarita Fisher.The City of Vista bought this property in 1989 and it was furnished through donations from its citizens.

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History Book Club

The Carlsbad Historical Society is organizing a history book club. We are brainstorming ideas and think that historical non-fiction and fiction of historical significance may be of interest to our members and guests. Please request information at cbadhistory@yahoo.com

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Carlsbad Street Sign in 1939 – Pomona Public Library Collection

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Q4 Newsletter

Here is a link to our Newsletter for Q4 2014

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Barrio Carlsbad Museum Annual Meeting -Nov 16, 3pm

The Barrio “Carlos” Museum will open its doors to all Carlsbad Historical Society members and their guests, on November 16, from 3pm to 5pm. For the past four years this meeting has had very interesting presentations on the history of early Carlsbad.

Refreshments will be provided.


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2014 Annual Meeting and Election

Please join us, Saturday, October 25, 2014 for the Carlsbad Historical Society Annual Meeting and Board of Directors Election. We will meet at Heritage Hall, directly behind the Magee House in Magee Park, from 10-12 am. The Village Pie Shop will provide a catered brunch: Quiche, fresh fruit, muffin, coffee and fresh orange juice – & chocolate chip cookies for dessert.

The cost is $15.00 per person; please see the attached RSVP form. All RSVP forms and check must be received by October 15th.

 We are so looking forward to our Guest Speaker and local author Taffy Cannon.  

Many of you will be familiar with Taffy as a noted mystery author. Her most recent work is featured in the new anthology “San Diego Noir!” Taffy, grew up in Chicago, and graduated from Duke University in North Carolina.

She is the author of fourteen published novels. Her work includes series and stand alone mysteries, an Academy Award-nominated short film, and “Convictions: A Novel of the Sixties”. Her books have been finalists for Best Novel in the Agatha, Macavity, Left Coast Crime Western Regional, and San Diego Book Awards.

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