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    Shrouded Heritage

    Ten years ago, Thomas Holm read Scott O’Dell’s novel Island of the Blue Dolphins with his fourth-grade daughter. That experience led to him to research California’s indigenous mariners, including the “Nicoleño” of San Nicolas Island, which is the real setting…

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    Ancient Geoglyphs

    This event has been RESCHEDULED to Friday, March 27 at 7 PM. The deserts of the American southwest contain one of the largest concentrations of geoglyphs outside of Peru’s Nazca Lines. These ancient Native American works of earthen art can…

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    Watershed Explorers Hike

    Join the San Dieguito River Park, San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy, and San Diego Archaeological Center on the new segment of the Coast to Crest Trail in Pamo Valley for a free, fun, experiential hike! Walk alongside experts Stephanie Sandoval…

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    HandsOn San Diego Day of Service

    HandsOn San Diego has generously agreed to host a unique Day of Service project for the Center! History buffs will experience the ins and outs of the museum while helping preserve San Diego’s past, present, and future. Volunteers will be…

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    Museum Month

    The San Diego Archaeological Center is proud to participate in San Diego Museum Month during the month of February. Presented by the San Diego Museum Council, this month-long promotion offers half-price admission for up to 4 people when a Museum…

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    San Diego’s First Peoples Tour Series

    Tour 3 with Dr. John Hildebrand – March 7, 2020 Details Coming Soon As a supplement to the new By Land and By Sea exhibit at the San Diego Archaeological Center, this field trip series will explore the physical locations…