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This building is a reconstruction of the original, two-storey, wood-frame house originally built for Sheriff James McCoy. It contains exhibits depicting Old Town's transition from a Mexican pueblo to an American frontier town. Walking distance from the Old Town transit trolley station.
One of a collection of historic buildings that make up the 'Old Town' the museum is worthy of a visit to get a feeling for the history. During our visit there was a young lady in costume sewing in the 'parlour'. Entrance is free.
This attraction isn't open often apparently, according to the woman running the walking tour. Luckily one of the attendees was doing a project on the McCoys and we were shown it.
Quite a small and interesting museum. Has some restored rooms set up as they...More
The only thing I found interesting here was a large diarama of what Old Town use to look like. There was a helpful tourist info person who gave us directions and a map to the Mormon Batalion. We were in and out of here in...More
This is not an original building, but the rebuilt home of James McCoy, a 19th century San Diego politician. It provides an interesting, concise history of the area that includes the Native people and Californios who contributed much to that history and the making of...More