SAN DIEGO’S HISTORIC PLACES: Black Pioneers
Airs Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Credit: San Diego History Center
On this episode, you'll find out who the first black pioneers were as they settled in San Diego in the early and mid-1800s.
Learn how one pioneer started the first Gold Rush in the County, and another had a laundering clothes business.
But probably the most recognized today, are Margaret and Albert Robinson who built and ran the Hotel Robinson from 1887 to 1915. It is now the Julian Hotel.
Join host Elsa Sevilla as she uncovers facts about the past as the first black pioneers arrived in San Diego.
All past episodes of SAN DIEGO'S HISTORIC PLACES are available for streaming on demand.
SAN DIEGO'S HISTORIC PLACES is an Emmy-nominated and award-winning documentary series like no other on local television. The series explores and details the areas history dating back to the 16th century, focusing on the various groups of people living in the region.
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