This Date in Seal Beach History
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Monthly Archives: March 2010
It was twenty-five years ago today… It only took a little over two years and lots of volunteer time and donations to rebuild the pier after its destruction from the winter storms of 1983. A quarter of a century ago, … Continue reading
Images of The Week Earthquake Aftermath – March 11, 1933 I hope you don’t mind more cracks, debris and structural damage. I thought I had just one more post of earthquake photographs from 1933, but I’ve found enough material … Continue reading
Image of The Week Police Station – March, 1933 click on the image for a larger view I still have more earthquake photographs from 1933 to share, but I’m swamped this week. I’ll do my best to post the rest … Continue reading
Bonus Images of The Week Bolsa Chica Gun Club and Mud Volcanoes – March 11, 1933 Today is the 77th anniversary of the Long Beach Earthquake, and I’m tossing up a few more bonus images of earthquake damage. The Bolsa … Continue reading
Images of The Week Zoeter School – March 11, 1933 Thus far, March has brought Seal Beach tsunami warnings, flooding, destroyed piers, and now earthquakes. 77 years ago this Wednesday, a 6.4 magnitude earthquake shook Southern California at 5:54 P.M., … Continue reading
Bonus Image of The Week Seal Beach Pier – March 4th, 1983 To make up for not posting an image last week, I’m offering a bonus photograph this week as an apology. This also allows me to commemorate the destruction … Continue reading