Julian – Historic California Gold Rush Town

Julian is in eastern San Diego County, and is at a higher elevation than much of the County. It is the site of gold mines and was part of the California gold rush that brought many people across the country to become rich. I hit my head against the ceiling of the mine...

Rancho Guajome Adobe in Vista

This is Rancho Guajome Adobe, a Spanish Rancho built in Vista, California. It appears to have been built mostly from building materials taken from the Mission San Luis Rey in Vista and it belonged to a Spanish Family. It was liberated from the Spanish and became a...

Mission San Luis Rey at Oceanside

The Mission San Luis Rey is known as the King of the Missions, and is one of the largest. It is located in Oceanside, California. It was built by the Spanish, who were colonizing California; and was later taken over by Mexico. « ‹ 1 of 3 ›...