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1918 Pandemic in California

The Spanish Influenza pandemic of 1918-1920 infected about one quarter of the world population, around 500 Million people.   I did however have a relatively low death rate at about 0.5%.  The influenza was actually misnamed and did not originate in Spain but was named so because it was the only country in Europe that acknowledged…

Carlsbad History

Original Structures in downtown Carlsbad Village – Carlsbad History 1.  Alkaline Mineral Water Spa – Carlsbad History Frazier’s Well / Alt Karlsbad 2802 Carlsbad Blvd. The original well was dug and housed by John Frazier in 1883; however, the current housing and Alt Karlsbad structure were built in 1964 by Kay and Chris Christiansen. John…

The History Of The City Named For It's Water Source

The History of a City Named for its Water Source Video: