A walk through Balboa Park in San Diego, California
1Juanita McComas Paxton * 1910-1978 * I started my trip at Mom's grave in Mount Hope Cemetery - The Coronado Bridge is in the background.
2Recognizing Diverse Cultures Cultural Center at Balboa Park, San Diego
3Approaching the Park from Downtown San Diego. San Diego’s 1915-1916 Panama-California Exposition
4Beautiful Architecture The San Diego Natural History Museum was founded by a handful of citizen-naturalists in 1874; the museum is an active research institution and is the oldest scientific institution in Southern California. this is not the museum
5Big Slim One of many street performers in Balboa Park
6The Iconic Tower Kate Sessions offered to plant 100 trees a year within the Park as well as donate trees and shrubs around San Diego
7So Many Beautiful Buildings
8Casa de Balboa
9Anchors Away Navy recruits jogging through Balboa Park
10One of Many San Diego Museum Association was established in 1915
11Shakespeare In The Park Sharing the classics
12Take a Little Stroll El Prado pedestrian walkway - in Spanish-Renaissance style
13Teaching the classics Gather around children
14Classic Architecture Buildings constructed for the 1915 Exposition
15A Field Trip to Remember A classy class of young expanding minds
16The California Tower and dome San Diego Museum of Man is housed here.
17Kids love the park Something for everyone.
18Botanical Building One of the largest lath structures in the world
19Prado to the Cabrillo Bridge historic 1,500-foot-long bridge crossing the freeway entrance to downtown from the north
20Relax A wonderful way to spend a sunny afternoon