By John C. Elwell, Jane Schmauss, California Surf Museum
San Diego County has approximately seventy five miles of picturesque sea coast at the effective Pacific Ocean, and for many years, San Diego has boasted of manufacturing a few of the world's most interesting surfers. yet right here browsing is morethan a sport--it is a Southern California lifestyle--and as such has seriously stimulated the seashore cities during the county. a lot study issues to browsing having come to Southern California in 1907,and it will possibly have taken carry in San Diego as early as 1910. sign up for with us during this extraordinary pictorial trip via San Diego's little-known browsing prior.
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The fire was occasioned in the absence of a mother by her little children setting fire to a straw bed. 37 Tired of managing plantation affairs alone after a long period as a widower, Richard Scott remarried in 1828. S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall, was in her early twenties. Scott was nearly sixty. Soon, she gave birth to Richard M. Scott, Jr. ”38 Sadly, the child’s mother took ill with a “bilious fever” on the third day following delivery and died a few months later. 39 In 1833, a single son was born to the couple, whom they named John Mordecai Scott.
Census notes that the Bullocks owned twenty-five slaves and later accumulated nearly forty.
The fire, which destroyed the mansion, was thought to have been set by arsonists. Many of the priceless Lee-Custis family portraits displayed in the plantation mansion had been moved over the years, but seventeen remaining portraits were destroyed in the blaze. Dr. George Bolling Lee died in 1948, and his widow sold the Ravensworth tract to developers in 1957. The noted stables were demolished in 1960 to make way for new subdivisions, including one called Ravensworth Farm, which still stands on the site today.
Surfing in San Diego (Images of America) by John C. Elwell, Jane Schmauss, California Surf Museum