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March 6th in Seal Beach History

Time to say goodbye to the roller coaster and the Jewel City Cafe. Continue reading

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January 20th in Seal Beach History

1914 Seal Beach kids will soon have a place to play hooky from. Continue reading

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January 14th In Seal Beach History

We’re dredging up some local history and using it to fill this post. Continue reading

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August 27th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1916, Aviator stuntman Joe Boquel climaxed his first engagement performing in the skies over Seal Beach with two new stunts— the falling leaf tail twist and the merry-go-round. The specifics of these stunts can be guessed, … Continue reading

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August 13th in Seal Beach History

 On this date in 1916, thirty-two year old aviator stuntman Joe Boquel began his first exhibition engagement above Seal Beach. Boquel  had only been flying for four years, having taken lessons from another well-known stunt pilot of the era, Silas Christofferson. In … Continue reading

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Somber Seal Beach

Aerial Seal Beach – 1920s click on the image for a larger view This photo is listed as being from the twenties, but I wouldn’t be surprised if it was actually taken in the early thirties.  Except for a few … Continue reading

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Sleepy Afternoon on Main Street

Main Street Mondays – 1950s Main Street in Seal Beach  has been a favorite subject for photographers throughout its 95 years of history.  Every Monday between now and the end of the Seal Beach Founders Celebration, we’ll be posting a … Continue reading

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Ready for Promenaders, Anglers and All Seaside Folks

Image of The Week First Pier At Bay City – May 13, 1906 We’ll be viewing various images of Seal Beach piers over the few months, but this week we’re looking at what is probably the first image of the … Continue reading

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