Author Archives: Carlsbad Historical Society

About Carlsbad Historical Society

The Carlsbad Historical Society was established in 1975 to preserve, promote, and enhance knowledge of the surrounding area's history, significant landmarks, institutions and memorabilia. We are a non-profit organization dedicated to reaching out to the community through educational as well as social events.

Newsletter for Q4

Please find our Q4 Newsletter here. Advertisements

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Allan O. Kelly

Allan O. Kelly Allan O. Kelly, one of the founders of the Carlsbad Historical Society, was born in 1900 in Carlsbad. Members of the Kelly family at that time still owned most of the Mexican land grant called Rancho Agua … Continue reading

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Q3 Newsletter

Our latest Newsletter is available at our website carlsbadhistoricalsociety.com, and following this link.

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Wartime Letters of Ray and Rose Rita Langen

New book by Langen Family Wartime Letters of Ray and Rose Rita Langen Ray and Rose Rita Langen While going through some boxes from the back closet of our family home on Carlsbad Boulevard, my sister, Joan (Langen Fessenden), found … Continue reading

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Q2 Newsletter

Please follow this LINK for  our latest Q2 2018 Newsletter.

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The Barrio in Carlsbad

As Cinco de Mayo draws near, thoughts wander to our own Mexican-American community, and questions arise as to when and how it developed in downtown Carlsbad. In future months, we will be covering more individual stories of these community volunteers. … Continue reading

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New Display – Recently Restored Twin Inns Restaurant Guest Registers

The Carlsbad Historical Society is pleased to announce a unique new display featuring the recently restored historic Twin Inns Restaurant Guest Registers at the Carlsbad Historical Society Museum located in Magee Park. Librarian, and Hand bookbinder, Margit Smith undertook the restoration of the … Continue reading

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