Hotel Blogs - Hotel Point Loma

March 15, 2018

About the Whaley House Museum

Built back in 1857 by Thomas Whaley in San Diego, the Whaley house was claimed to be “finest new brick block in Southern California” after construction was finished. Along with being the finest on the block, the Whaley residence was also the first and only two-story brick home at that time and was also known for being a general store for a short period of time. After several moves to and from San Diego throughout the next decade or so, the Whaley family eventually returned to the ...