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May 20th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1939, Andy’s Fish Pond ran the following ad in the Santa Ana Register. We know some of our readers have firsthand memories of Anaheim Landing before the Navy took over in 1944. Can any of them … Continue reading

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May 16th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1874, the Southern Californian reported that nine steamers had landed at Anaheim Landing so far in May. – Michael Dobkins

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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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May 13th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1916, the newest and latest of all cabaret and dance cafes, the Wilcox Casino had its grand opening! Connie Conway and six other noted dancers from Los Angeles and San Francisco will introduce the newest dances … Continue reading

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April 29th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1906, the Los Angeles Herald ran the following ad: Before pushing incorporation as “Seal Beach.” and selling the new city as a fun beachfront amusement zone in the tradition of the Panama Pacific International Exposition, Philip … Continue reading

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April 25th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1910, according to the Santa Ana Register, the season opened in Bay City and  many people visited, wearing “warm weather clothes.” One thousand patronized the bathing and boating at Anaheim Landing. At the other end of town, “accommodations … Continue reading

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April 17th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1919, the Santa Ana Register reported that the Red Cross in Westminster finished its last batch of sewing and, having fulfilled its quota until further need arose, decided to celebrate with a picnic at Anaheim Landing. … Continue reading

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