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.

Reminder: Meeting Saturday

Just a note to remind all we will be meeting this Saturday 10 am at the California Surf Museum in Oceanside. Come join us  ( link to website ) When: September 16 2017 at 10 am Where: 312 Pier View … Continue reading

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Richard Schulte on Los Peñasquitos

Excellent piece about  one of our member organizations by Richard Schulte ( link to site and article ). Downtown San Diego has been my home for many years. My online activities reflect my love for writing, blogging, walking and photography. The … Continue reading

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Next Meeting – California Surf Museum

Our thanks go out to the Leo Carrillo Ranch ( link to website ) for hosting our last meeting. A most wonderful place rich with history and wonderful people. Come join us at the  California Surf Museum ( link to … Continue reading

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Leo Carrillo Ranch – July 15 ( 10 am)

We will be meeting in Carlsbad for our next meeting at the Leo Carrillo Ranch so please join us as there will be a tour following the meeting. When July 15, 2017 Time: 10 am to Noon followed by a … Continue reading

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Free Tuesday Balboa Park

Come join us this Tuesday ( June 13th ) as Congress of History will be manning a desk at the San Diego History Center ( see link ). We will have representatives there throughout the day some come on by … Continue reading

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Thank you Faye

The Congress of History would like to extend a thank you to Faye Jonason and the Marines at Camp Pendleton for the wonderful tour last Saturday. If ever given the chance to take this tour please do. The Mechanized Museum … Continue reading

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Our Next Meeting:

Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton “The West Coast’s Premier Expeditionary Training Base”  Saturday May 20 at 10 am The Ranch House Complex The Ranch House Complex is situated on 21 acres aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton and includes the … Continue reading

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Gabe Selak

Celebration of Life Tuesday, April 25 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at the Junípero Serra Museum   Dear friends – The San Diego History Center will be holding a candlelight celebration of life for Gabe Selak and all are invited. … Continue reading

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From Helen Ofield (LGHS)

Dear All and those Stalwarts for whom we lack email addresses, Just when we thought the COH couldn’t go over the moon again, it trots out another blockbuster. What a conference. #52 was another model of organization, inspiration, pertinence and … Continue reading

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Annual Meeting – Elections

February 18th 2017  – 10 am We will be holding our annual elections at the Veterans Museum at Balboa Park, 2115 Park Blvd., San Diego 92101. Tel: 619-239-2300 ( link )

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