Author Marilyn Carnes, an amazing woman, has been involved with the Historical Society and it shows. There was a problem loading comments right now. Showing 0 comments. Sort by: Newest Oldest. Extremely pleased!
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. The only problem is I was hoping there would be more recent history of National City as well, from the s on. I was born in National City in the s and was hoping there would be some things about the times I grew up there. One person found this helpful.
I bought the book as I wanted to know about the old mansions in my neighborhood. I didn't grow up here, so I don't know much of the history. My husband and I both found this book interesting.
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The pictures were fun to look at and I did find the old mansions in my neighborhood. I would buy it again. What a great book to learn the history of the city I grew up in. I've passed it around to all my family and we all love it.
Very informative! I loved finding a photo of my Grandma's house that was demolished in the 's, and even a picture of her front door and the name of the architect. I grew up in National City-great book!!!! Format: Paperback. My hometown! This is an interesting book with old pictures. Sadly, there are 1, or so left now protected. Great read about San Diego history.
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I will keep forever and pass to my children. I enjoyed this very much having grown up living in the National City Bank Building on page 71 - converted to apartments by then. And I use to play in the old train depot.
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I remember many of the Houses and Buildings - many still standing. I enjoyed the Style and setup of the book - plenty of information in each caption - a very Good way to show History and this Should be used in the local schools to give a sense of community!
You could even set up a very good driving tour of the city using this book as it gave locations and addresses! Well Pleased!
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tiomaremape.tk Overview Details Author Reviews Overview. Below the surface of bustling National City lies the story of olive and citrus orchards, grand Victorian homes, great wealth, and the coming of the first railroad. Founded in by Frank Kimball, National City is credited with multiple distinguished firsts.
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On the county level, the San Diego County Fair originated here, the first novel published was by a National City pioneer, the first free kindergarten opened here, the first automobile was built here, and the first railroad terminus was located here. On the state level, the first woman to serve as an elected member of a school board lived in National City. Today the city is home to 61, residents; and as an accessible and diverse community, all eyes now look upon National City as it begins to experience a renaissance of growth and commerce.