William Heath Davis House Museum
Museum is said to be the oldest surviving structure in the New Town area of downtown San Diego. The house is a well-preserved example of a pre-framed lumber "salt box" family home, shipped from the East Coast to California by boat around Cape Horn in 1850.
Currently on view: Buildings of the Gaslamp: 19th Century to Now. Exhibit highlights old photographs of many of the original buildings of the District, and juxtaposes them with either how they appear now or what has replaced them over the years. Admission to the exhibit is free. Call the museum for information and hours: 619-233-4692.
Saturday, September 26, 10:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 31, 10:00 p.m.
Every Thursday, Saturday
From Raid to Redevelopment: The Evolution of the Gaslamp Quarter
April 25 through September 26, join the Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation as it recognizes the Centennial Anniversary of the Panama-California Exposition with this new exhibit.
Exploring the efforts concerned citizens of San Diego made to impress the visiting world community 100 years ago, this exhibit examines the circumstances a once-fledgling city on the edge of unprecedented notoriety faced before the historic exposition.
|Sunday||noon to 4 p.m.|
|Tuesday||10 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|Wednesday||10 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|Thursday||10 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|Friday||10 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|Saturday||10 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
- "William Heath Davis House reimbursed by city council" · Feb. 28, 2013