Why is it endangered?
The lagoon before you, Agua Hedionda, is one of the few remaining coastal wetlands along the Southern California coastline. All of the lagoons are threatened by the pressures of development, agriculture, and industry. . . . — — Map (db m71190) HM
Discoverer of the famous Carlsbad mineral water and co-founder of the City of Carlsbad, California
While drilling for fresh water for his farm on this spot in 1882, John Frazier sank three wells - one 415 feet, one 450 feet, and one 510 . . . — — Map (db m100680) HM
In 1881, Captain John A. Frazier, a homesteader, purchased 127 acres of oceanfront land for $1200. While drilling for drinking water in 1884, Frazier tapped into an underground mineral spring. He built a 510 foot well tower and began promoting the . . . — — Map (db m100673) HM
Original depot built in 1887 and also served as telegraph, Wells Fargo, post office and general store. Renamed "Carl" from 1907 to 1917, it became the hub of local agriculture about 1915. The last passenger train stopped in 1957 and it was closed . . . — — Map (db m100672) HM
Built in 1942, the North Sector office of California State Parks was the first fire station in northern San Diego County. The Caifornia Division of Forestry (CDF) occupied the building until 1973 when California State parks acquired it.
From 1942 . . . — — Map (db m128479) HM
El Camino Real began in San Diego and followed a coastal route later named Highway 101. In the early 1900s, bells were placed on this route to guide travelers to nearby Spanish Missions. This is an exact replica of the original bell and is . . . — — Map (db m193450) HM
Heritage Hall was built in 1926 as the
original sanctuary of St. Patricks
Catholic Church. In 1952 it became
Carlsbad's first city hall and police
station; in the 1960's the first library,
the first children's library and later a
ballet . . . — — Map (db m117802) HM
Between 1937 and 1940, these adobe and wood buildings were built by actor Leo Carrillo as a retreat, working ranch, and tribute to old California culture and architecture. The Leo Carrillo Ranch, with its Flying "LC" brand, originally covered 2,538 . . . — — Map (db m51105) HM
In 2007, the gazebo had fallen into disrepair and was facing demolition. A group of Carlsbad Hi-Noon Rotarians and community leaders led by L. John Simons, assembled to consider moving and restoring the gazebo. With help from many in the community . . . — — Map (db m117974) HM
The first church built in Carlsbad was St. Michael's By-the-Sea Episcopal Church. Originally erected in 1894 overlooking the ocean on Oak Avenue, the quaint Gothic structure was moved to it current site in 1959 when Florence Shipley Magee donated an . . . — — Map (db m100674) HM
The Carlsbad Theatre had its grand opening on February 8, 1927 with the showing of the film "It" starring Clara Bow. Mr. A.J. Clark, the developer and manager, hosted the ceremonies. The Theatre featured a full stage, fly gallery, orchestra pit, . . . — — Map (db m105710) HM
Originally built in the garden behind the Twins Inn. This gazebo was donated to the city of Carlsbad by Neiman’s Village Faire and moved to the Rotary Park in 1950. It was restored through the generous assistance of the Carlsbad Evening Rotary Club. — — Map (db m117957) HM
Originally built by Eddie
Kettner, Proprietor of the
World Famous Carlsbad Twin
Inns. This granary was donated
to the City of Carlsbad by
Neiman's Village Faire and
moved to Magee Park in 1985.
It was restored through the
generous . . . — — Map (db m117861) HM
This Victorian structure was built in 1887 for Gerhard Schutte, whose role in the development of the town led to his being called the "Father of Carlsbad." Schutte and partners Samuel Church Smith and D.D. Wadsworth founded the Carlsbad Land and . . . — — Map (db m100677) HM
Who has been here?
The lands around you have been inhabited by people for over 10,000 years. The rolling hills and canyons cradling the lagoon provided shelter and food with an abundance of native plants and trees.
The Luiseño . . . — — Map (db m71169) HM