Category: History

September 10, 2023

5 Things You May Not Know About Camp Pendleton

September 10, 2023

A Ride Through O’side Surf History

Surfing culture is vibrant and alive in O’side! The history surrounding the sport’s lifestyle and uniqueness is spotlighted at none other than Oceanside’s California Surf Museum (CSM)!

April 21, 2023

The History of the Schuyler Building and a New Future as The Brick Hotel

Do you know the history behind one of the most historic buildings in Oceanside? Learn about the Schuyler Building and the new life this 1888 building has been given as The Brick Hotel!

July 7, 2022

The History of the “Top Gun” House

One of Oceanside’s most notable and beloved landmarks, the “Top Gun” House has been newly restored, in all its Victorian-detailed glory. Learn about this historical gem!

June 27, 2022

The History of St. Malo in Oceanside

Over several decades many residents and visitors alike have often wondered who lived beyond the gate at the end of Oceanside’s South Pacific Street. An impressive entrance allowed but a sneak peek into beautiful homes with unique architectural features.

May 17, 2022

Downtown Oceanside Historical Landmarks

With its origins dating back to 1888, the City of Oceanside has survived through some of the roughest times in the United States history ultimately blossoming into the vibrant and authentic city we know and love today. Our history is not all lost however, Oceanside still has numerous landmarks dating back well over a century that continue to contribute to the magic that makes our downtown so great. Check out these five special and historically significant landmarks that help make Oceanside, Oceanside.

February 21, 2022

The History of Roberts Cottages

Do you know the history behind the iconic pink houses along Oceanside’s beautiful coastline? Learn about Robert’s Cottages and their important part of Oceanside’s leisure travel history since the 1920’s!

July 15, 2021

The History of the Oceanside Harbor

Do you know the history behind the Oceanside Harbor Village? Learn about the construction of this iconic Oceanside location and its importance to the city!

March 24, 2021

The History of Oceanside’s First Pier

Oceanside’s Pier is iconic, a favorite landmark and one of its most photographed and visited features. Fishermen, tourists and locals stroll along the wooden planking and gaze into the ocean, just as Oceanside’s early citizens did over 130 years ago.

October 28, 2019

Haunted Oceanside: The Ghosts of Fire Station No. 1

“When we envision a fire station, we typically think of a safe place where our modern-day heroes wait to respond to emergency calls. These men and women are nothing short of brave. In their line of work, they witness things that most of us cannot even imagine. But at Fire Station No. 1 there are things happening that have our first responders feeling uneasy—paranormal activity.” As seen in the Osider Magazine, September/October 2017, Vol. 4 Issue 5.
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