San Diego Ghosts Blog

The Mignonette – A Case of Cannibalism

Posted on October 7, 2020

The Mignonette – A Case of Cannibalism   Cannibalism at Sea  A touchy and sometimes unbearable subject in Western culture, cannibalism has played a role in human civilization for th... Read More

Under the Sea – The Lost City of Atlantis

Posted on October 7, 2020

Under the Sea – The Lost City of Atlantis  When you hear the phrase "under the sea", you may be tempted to recite snatches of The Little Mermaid and jam with Sebastian the lobster.  Altho... Read More

Villa Montezuma Museum in San Diego

Villa Montezuma Museum

Posted on February 11, 2020

Architecture that seems wildly out of place, the Villa Montezuma Museum is a Queen Anne-styled mansion that sits on the outskirts of San Diego. Built for Jesse Shepard in 1887, this historical landmar... Read More

The William Heath Davis House in San Diego

The William Heath Davis House

Posted on February 8, 2020

Building settlements and colonizing San Diego is no easy feat, regardless of the era. But way back in 1850, William Heath Davis attempted to do just that. By purchasing 160 acres of land, he was able ... Read More

The Whaley House in San Diego

The Whaley House

Posted on February 5, 2020

The Whaley House gets its name from the residence's previous owners, the Whaley family. Built for them back in 1857, the grand home is known throughout San Diego as having witnessed more history than ... Read More

Old Point Loma Lighthouse in San Diego

Old Point Loma Lighthouse

Posted on February 2, 2020

Located at the mouth of the San Diego Bay, the Old Point Loma Lighthouse was in service for 36 years before being decommissioned. Built in 1855, the Old Point Loma once had the distinction of having t... Read More

Julian Cemetery in San Diego

Julian Cemetery

Posted on January 30, 2020

With the search for gold came also death; such is the history behind the Julian Pioneer Cemetery. Burial grounds like these are becoming more decrepit with each passing year, and this one is no differ... Read More

Hotel Del Coronado in San Diego

Hotel Del Coronado

Posted on January 27, 2020

Ah, yes, the Hotel del Coronado. Boy, does it have a story to tell. This “hotel of the crowned” is aptly named, as guests can today expect to spend anywhere from $600 to $3500 a night for any of i... Read More

Horton Grand Hotel in San Diego

Horton Grand Hotel

Posted on January 24, 2020

Built back in 1887 by architects Comstock & Trotsche, the original Grand Horton hotel was part of a building boom that followed after San Diego opened their first transcontinental railroad connect... Read More

Haunted El Campo Santo Cemetery in San Diego, CA

El Campo Santo Cemetery

Posted on January 21, 2020

At only half an acre in total size, El Campo Santo, or the holy field, is one of the smallest cemeteries you’ll find in California. About the size of a small gas station parking lot, it is comprised... Read More