over a century since the last stage line operated in
passed through rural
moving passengers, freight, and mail. These new services helped bring the
outside world a little closer to this emerging frontier community that we know
On July 11, 18, 25 come to Old Town San Diego Historic Park to travel real
horsepower – before the train and automobile. Take a wagon ride around
the park. Imagine yourself traveling dirt roads with a maximum of 25 pounds of
luggage to make your way to
in the 1860s.
permanent collection of historic wagons, the new reproduction mud wagon will be
on display. View a colorful Mexican women’s equestrian precision riding team.
Hear the sounds of blacksmiths pounding iron and carpenters sawing wood. Try
your luck by participating in 19th century games for both children
and adults. Enjoy live music that is evocative of days gone by.
Stay the day and
enjoy activities that reflect life in
of 19th century transportation, especially the stagecoach.
vignettes, demonstrations, living history, stories, songs, and stagecoach
equipment, visitors will gain an appreciation for travel and daily life.
the Boosters of Old Town are proud to offer these free activities to adults and children of all ages. The park is
Trolley, and MTS bus service.