Author Archives: Raymond Blavatt

About Raymond Blavatt

I joined the Ocean Beach Historical Society in San Diego Ca and now part of Congress of History also.

Upcoming Event:

Please Join Us on December 5, 2020 for Readings from Garment for a Long Journey COH Board member Jonnie Wilson will be speaking Hosted by the Ocean Beach Branch Library Founder of the Ocean Beach Poetry Circle and resident of San Diego … Continue reading

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Stay Tuned

We will be moving forward on what looks to be a “Virtual Conference” coming up next year. Stay tuned and more info will be following.

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September Virtual Meeting Saturday September 19

Our next Congress of History meeting will be on Saturday, September 19, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. via videoconferencing using WebEx. If you’d like to join us, please contact us at info@CongressOfHistory.org and we will send you a link to our meeting.

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Memberships Extended

8/9/2020 Hi Everybody,A short note to let everyone know that on July 18, 2020 the Board of the Congress Of History voted unanimously that existing memberships be extended at no cost for one additional year. This of course is in … Continue reading

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Our Next “Virtual” Meeting This Saturday 10 am

Dear Members and Friends of the Congress of History of San Diego and Imperial Counties, Our next Congress of History meeting will be on Saturday, July 18, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. via videoconferencing using WebEx. If you’d like to join us, … Continue reading

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2020 Conference Canceled

A message from Congress of History President Christopher Milnes.Based upon the Governor’s proclamation that all nonessential gatherings be postponed due to the state of emergency regarding this fast-spreading virus, the Congress of History is sad to announce that we must cancel the … Continue reading

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The Congress of History of San Diego and Imperial Counties 55th Annual History Conference • 2020

SAVE THE DATES! Friday, March 13 & Saturday, March 14, 2020 Conference Co-sponsor: The Portuguese Historical Center Register Now ( link ) LEARN ABOUT THE REGION’S REMARKABLE WOMEN BREAKING DOWN BARRIERS AND CREATING LEGACIES Almost 100 years ago, on August … Continue reading

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President’s Column

Dianne P. Cowen, PresidentThe Congress of History ofSan Diego and Imperial Counties (CoH)diannepcowen@gmail.com Local Fourth of July celebrations, held recently, reminded me of the impact that the 200th anniversary of our nation had on the development of local historical societies. … Continue reading

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July Meeting

Lakeside Historical Society (LHS)Saturday, July 2010 a.m.Olde Community Church9906 Maine Ave.Lakeside, CA 92040 ( link to website ) The next board meeting of the Congress of History (CoH) will be held on Saturday, July 20 at the Lakeside Historical Society … Continue reading

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2019-2020 Membership Renewal

Membership renewals are due in June, as the new membership year starts on July 1, 2018. We’re reminding you now, because the next Adelante will not reach you until after July 1. So, IF you have not recently renewed your … Continue reading

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