Old newspaper article showing a drawing of Celia Sweet with her boat.

San Diego’s First Woman Bay Pilot

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, we have a couple of stories for you to enjoy. This first one was written by Karen Scanlon about Celia A. Sweet. By Karen Scanlon How a young woman from Kansas became San Diego’s first and only federally licensed female bay pilot is a Sweet story.  Celia Aileen Rogers migrated west in the late 1800s … Continue reading San Diego’s First Woman Bay Pilot