• GIS Projects

    NRHP StoryMap

    Last fall, intern Alana Hansen’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) department project focused on connecting the National Register of Historic Places in the San Diego region. The purpose of her project was to create a user-friendly guide to San Diego history,…

  • Dig Deeper,  Exhibits

    Dig Deeper: What Tools Do Archaeologists Use?

    Dig Deeper is a monthly blog focusing on the basics of archaeology by taking a closer look at the exhibition Archaeology 101, which is currently featured at the Center. Introduction After digging deeper into what archaeology is last month, you…

  • Exhibits

    Artifact of the Week: Chinese Dinnerware

    Archaeologists recovered these Chinese condiment dishes and soup spoon from Downtown San Diego. The site housed a working class population during the late Victorian period (c.1880-1915). The site included two Chinese laundries and a drying yard. In addition to the…

  • Dig Deeper,  Exhibits

    Dig Deeper: What Is Archaeology?

    Dig Deeper is a monthly blog focusing on the basics of archaeology by taking a closer look at the exhibition Archaeology 101, which is currently featured at the Center. What is Archaeology? Archaeology is the study of human history, prehistory,…

  • Exhibits

    Artifact of the Week: Teacup

    Archaeologists recovered this Chinese teacup from Downtown San Diego. The site housed a working class population during the late Victorian period (c.1880-1915). While they worked and lived in traditional American fashion, each immigrant group maintained ties to their own community.…