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
Carlsbad Architecture, by Marge Howard-Jones
Recent posters of Carlsbad, Mayor Lewis and our Sister Cities
Rain Fall Data 1850-1980
Cultural Resources Survey 1990
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