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August 4th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1875, three men drowned at Anaheim Landing, according to the Los Angeles Times. The men were returning to Anaheim Bay in a lighter around noon from the steamer Mohongo anchored beyond the breaking rough waves when their boat capsized. The … Continue reading

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July 29th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1921, the following advertisement ran in the Santa Ana Register trumpeting the merits of waterfront lots at Anaheim Landing where you can bathe and fish in your backyard and tie your boat to your front porch. … Continue reading

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May 14th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1951, the Los Angeles Times reported that the Seal Beach Naval and Ammunition Depot was busier than any time since World War II. According to Captain Russell G. Sturges, commanding officer, the Korean War had spurred … Continue reading

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February 24th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1857, the Los Angeles Vineyard Society was formed and held its first recorded meeting in San Francisco.  The society was comprised of German immigrants from a variety of professions interested in establishing a grape-growing cooperative in Southern California … Continue reading

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