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Abstract San Diego Photographs: Lost Chicano Park

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Last year I wandered about Chicano Park in San Diego. It is a beautiful park, and I took some photographs. Then I went home and found out it’s history. I wrote the story up here. There was only one problem, I had too many photographs. They did not fit with the article, so they became […]

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Cabrillo National Monument; San Diego, California

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     The Cabrillo National Monument is beautiful, but the name is deceiving. It’s considered a monument because there is a statue of Cabrillo here, but this area should really be called The Cabrillo State Park, or The Cabrillo Ecological Reserve.      The statue sits on top of a finger of land dangling south from the […]

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San Diego’s Chicano Park: History in Murals and Concrete

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     I went to San Diego’s Chicano Park to see the beautiful murals. What I found is a park that is beautiful, but not in the way parks are traditionally beautiful. Its beauty is not in huge expanses of rolling hills like Los Angeles’ Griffith Park, or disappear-from-the-city beauty like New York’s Central Park.      […]

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