Paleontology in Carlsbad
10,000 years of History in the San Diego Area
Archaeology in Carlsbad
First Sight of Carlsbad
History of Shipley-Magee House
Carlsbad Downtown 1925
Carlsbad Connections Displays
Carlsbad Services and Other Topics Displays
Allan O. Kelly
Tales of the Wilson Ranch
Roswell Henry Wilson Pioneer Nurseryman
Carlsbad Architecture, by Marge Howard-Jones
Recent posters of Carlsbad, Mayor Lewis and our Sister Cities
Rain Fall Data 1850-2018
Regionl Historic Preservation Study Carlsbad 1980
Regionl Historic Preservation Study Carlsbad 1980 Maps
Cultural Resources Survey 1990
Life on a San Diego County Ranch (~1925) by John Kelly -- PDF
Life on a San Diego County Ranch (~1925) by John Kelly -- HTML
Life on a San Diego County Ranch (~1925) by John Kelly -- HTML in Chapters
A History of Carlsbad (1961) by Jack Harmon
History of Carlsbad
The 1880s and 1890s
The Early 1900s
The Post War Years
Historia de Carlsbad - en Español
Los 1980 y 1890
Los comienzos de 1900
Los Años 20
Los Años 30
Los Años 40
Los Años Posteriores a la Guerra
CARLSBAD HISTORY ABC’s
A -- is for annexed, La Costa was one;
B -- for the Barrio – History! Fun!
C -- is for Crespi, for Carl, and for Chase;
D -- for the Dog Park, where pooches can pace.
E -- is for Elm the old main street through town;
F -- for the Flower Fields, they’ve brought renown.
G -- for guayule and old Luther Gage;
H -- for Hosp Grove where the “eucs” replaced sage.
I -- for the Indian tribes still here now;
J -- is for Juno, the Shipley’s bow-wow.
K -- for the Kelly’s and all their good deeds;
L -- is for Ledgerwood planting those seeds.
M -- for Marron and for Florence Magee;
N -- is for nature, lagoons and the sea.
O -- for Our Paper, our very first read;
P -- Portola, he rode here on a steed.
Q -- for our Quadrants, northwest is the best;
R -- for the railroad, it brought folks out west.
S -- for the spring that the seekers did find;
T -- for Twin Inns, that’s where lots of folks dined.
U -- for utopia, paradise found;
V -- for the Village, the best, it’s renowned.
W -- for water, it’s part of our history;
X -- as in X marks the spot, it’s a mystery.
Y -- for the years since our City was started;
Z -- for the Zany Hats, now long departed.
Map of North America in 1863
(Mexican) Ranchos of San Diego