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Old Town, San Diego, somerimes called the birthplace of California, was settled in 1769 by the Spanish. Here the first California mission was established. The town has many historical shrines Plaza where the American colors went up on July 29, 1846, "Ramona's Marriage Place," Junipero Serra Museum, and site of old Fort Stockton.

Physical Description

One color postcard with a divided back. The postcard was published by Union Oil Company of California in Los Angeles, California.

Condition

Used

Postmark Date

1951-05-06

Sender

G [San Diego, California]

Recipient

Miss Clarke [Saint Joseph, Missouri]

Excerpt from Message

[in French]

Language of Message

French

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United States–California-San Diego County-San Diego

Publisher

Union Oil Co. of California

Date Issued

1890-

Object Type

Postcard

Object Size

14 X 09 cm

Original Collection

San Diego College for Women Postcard Collection

Digital Collection

American Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library. University of San Diego

Collection Number

Southern California-138

Date Digitized

2014-04-23

Image Format

Image/JPEG

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

P:Archives\SDCW Postcard Collection\North America\Southern California-138A

Image File Size

1,843 KB

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

San Diego (Calif.), Old Town (San Diego, Calif.), Houses, Historic sites

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