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21st September
written by Richard

 On November 1, 1898, the first classes of the future San Diego State University began.  In leased rooms above a downtown novelty shop, eighty-one students appeared for the formal opening of the new San Diego State Normal School. . . 

Read about the beginnings of the San Diego State Normal School.

The Hill Building at 6th and F Streets was the first home of San Diego State in 1898.

1 Comment

  1. 21/09/2010

    Great story Rick – I really enjoyed it! Imagine if SDSU’s first campus location had been in PB?

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