Book Signing and Presentation

Dennis R. Gallegos, First People: A Revised Chronology for San Diego County

Saturday, July 29, 2017     11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 

Location: San Diego Archaeological Center

Admission: Free


First People “provides new information on the initial and continuous occupation of San Diego County and address potential First People sites and cultural material across the landscape and through time.” It combines the author’s archaeological work over the past 40 years with that of Malcom Rogers, Claude Warren, and Jon Erlandson to provide a new story for this 12,000-year history.

Author Dennis R. Gallegos is a long-time San Diego archaeologist, beginning his career in 1969.  He has worked for State Parks, BLM, and multiple private sector companies.  He is currently president of the Cultural Resource Management firm Gallegos & Associates, started in 1990.

For more information, please contact Stephanie Sandoval at or by telephone at (760) 291-0370.