"A Walk Around Heritage Park Row" Old Town San Diego Things to Do Tip by lmkluque

Old Town San Diego Things to Do: 18 reviews and 70 photos

  Sherman-Gilbert house (1887)
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      Sherman-Gilbert house (1887)
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  • The Temple Beth Israel is the further building - Old Town San Diego
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Under the auspices of the county government of San Diego and in the spirit of preserving San Diego's history, Heritage Park was created to give safe harbor to some of San Diego's oldest and most distinguished buildings that were in danger of being demolished.

This is the Sherman-Gilbert house (1887) which serves as the County of San Diego Department of Parks and Recreation. So, feel free to stop in and get all the information you need for exploring our County Parks, including this one. The bench surrounding a wonderful shade tree is a good place to sit and enjoy the beautiful architecture. Also this is a favorite place for artist and students learning about the designs of old Victorian homes.

At present there about seven buildings here, Victorian, Italianate, Stick-Eastlake, Queen Anne and Classic Revival styles can be seen and there is room for more to be added as the situation presents itself.

Each of these buildings serve a practical function, such as an office for the Parks & Recreation, shops, a tea house and a B&B. The Temple Beth Israel is a wonderful venue for weddings and other special events.

Address: 2454 Heritage Park Row, Old Town SD.
Phone: (619) 819-6009
Website: http://www.co.san-diego.ca.us/parks/heritage.html

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  • Updated Nov 24, 2013
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Comments (2)

  • wabat's Profile Photo
    Nov 19, 2013 at 3:48 AM

    Great concept.

  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Nov 14, 2013 at 7:29 PM

    What an interesting area, one I walk love to see!

    • lmkluque's Profile Photo
      Nov 15, 2013 at 9:06 AM

      I like this idea of collecting the old homes in one place. What I'd really like is to be able to spend a few days at the B&B located here. They try to recreated the life style of the time period too.

    • balhannah's Profile Photo
      Nov 15, 2013 at 11:46 AM

      Wow, that sounds a wonderful! This is why I like our folk villages because the old buildings are there and the stuff for yester-year, so interesting!

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