San Diego’s North County’s neighbor is non other than Mexico. It’s rich Hispanic heritage and Central America ancestry has helped shape a vibrant and dynamic identity in San Diego County. Several neighborhoods throughout our fine city and county is shows first hand the traditions of hispanic and latin influences thru Visitors to San Diego can immerse themselves in the rich Hispanic history, culture, lifestyle and culinary cuisine scene of the eighth-largest city in the United States. architecture, artistic landscape and cultural opportunities.
From September 15 to October 15 is National Hispanic American heritage Month. We celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month to recognize the achievements and contributions of Hispanic American champions who have inspired others to achieve success. Discover documents, exhibits, films, blog posts and more from the National Archives and Presidential Libraries that highlight Hispanic culture.
We celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month to recognize the achievements and contributions of Hispanic American champions who have inspired others to achieve success. The observation began in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period. It was enacted into law on August 17, 1988.
View related records on the Hispanic and Latino Heritage resource page.