SAN DIEGO’S SUNSET CLIFFS PARK • A HISTORY

SAN DIEGO’S SUNSET CLIFFS PARK • A HISTORY book

SAN DIEGO’S SUNSET CLIFFS PARK • A HISTORY book Now AVAILABLE:
Kathy Blavatt’s book San Diego’s Sunset Cliffs Park • A History, published by History Press, is near and dear to her heart.
Sunset Cliffs Park meanders along a mile and a half of San Diego’s coastline, beckoning tourists and locals alike. These stunning cliffs inspired Albert Spalding, sportsman and visionary, to create a park in 1915 for all to enjoy. In the century since, many have left their mark, including the powerful Pacific Ocean. John Mills, an enterprising land baron, restored the original park, only to have it fall into neglect during the Depression and World War II. It became a popular spot for pioneering surfers and divers in the postwar boom. The park’s colorful landscape attracted artists and children.

Join author Kathy Blavatt as she relates the many transformations of this beloved park and looks to its future.
Author Kathy Blavatt (Pearson) grew-up on Sunset Cliffs Blvd., and later lived in the family home with her husband, Ray. The couple was married at Dan Dixon’s cliffside “Villa Surf” overlooking “Garbage Beach.” Kathy’s book incorporates her photos, historical photos and documents. San Diego’s Sunset Cliffs Park: A History, REVIEWS:
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BOOKS AVAILABLE: directly from Author (leave contact info. for delivery in OB or PL), (soon) Olive Tree Market, Amazon and other online sites.
THANK YOU to those that join our OBHS Nov. 19, 2020 A Live Online Program: “The History of Sunset Cliffs Park” by Author Kathy Blavatt.
Kathy shared the park’s history and her experiences of growing up on Sunset Cliffs Blvd.