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July 23rd in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1915, the Santa Ana Register ran a short story with the provocative headline, “SEAL BEACH TO INCORPORATE AND BE WET?” Seal Beach’s incorporation by election was just a little over three months away, and rumors were … Continue reading

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July 3rd in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1917, the Topeka Daily Capital in Kansas ran the following photo. The full story reads as follows: Making pets of baby sea lions is the great fad at Seal Beach, Cal., this year. Miss Vera Teel … Continue reading

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March 24th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1949, the solution to a small week-old Long Beach mystery was revealed residing in Seal Beach. Worthmore Millinery in Long Beach once ran a regular weekly promotional ad campaign in the Long Beach Independent. The hat shop would snap a photograph … Continue reading

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Small Town From Above

Aerial Seal Beach – 1938 click on the image for a larger view Here’s a nice long view of Seal Beach looking north in 1938.  You can see the homes and buildings of Anaheim Landing six years before the Naval … Continue reading

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