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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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