The Gaslamp Walking Tour
RESERVATIONS ARE STRONGLY SUGGESTED.
Opening a window to San Diego’s past, the Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation showcases the history of the William Heath Davis House built in 1850, as well as walking tours of the historic Gaslamp Quarter. The Walking Tour takes place every Saturday at 11:00 AM starting at the William Heath Davis House at 410 Island Avenue.
The tour takes place rain or shine: NO REFUNDS.
The tour includes architecturally significant structures of the period from Old City Hall (1874) to the Romanesque style Keating Building (1890) to the Baroque Revival Louis Bank of Commerce (1888), along with fascinating stories of the people and characters that shaped the destiny of San Diego,
From William Heath Davis, who first attempted the building of “New Town,” to Alonzo Horton who came here in 1867 and finished the job, the cultural heritage of San Diego speaks through the buildings of a by-gone era that stand as testimony to its richness.
The tour takes 90 minutes and includes the William Heath Davis House Museum.
Tickets cost $15 for adults, and $12 for those 55 and older, military and students. Children under 12 are always free.
Reservations are strongly suggested.