Tag Archives: Bay City

August 6th in Seal Beach History

 On this date in 1904, the Pacific Electric Railway ran this advertisement in the Los Angeles Times. This was only the second PE ad to mention the newly named Bay City and Anaheim Landing as destinations (The first ad was a holiday spread … Continue reading

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July 22nd in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1906, the Los Angeles Herald ran this ad enticing potential Southern California real estate buyers to check out this exciting new city named Bay City. Needless to say with a dynamic and distinct name like Bay … 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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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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January 21st In Seal Beach History

On this date in 1913, the South Coast Improvement Association met, President Philip Stanton presiding. It was announced that Pacific Electric Railway President Shoup had arranged for hourly “Flyer” service on the Newport line, meaning that there would be no … Continue reading

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January 1st In Seal Beach History

Seal Beach was officially incorporated in 1915, but the name was created earlier to promote real estate sales in what was then known a Bay City and Anaheim Landing. On this date in 1914, The new Seal Beach name was … Continue reading

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