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September 8th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1945, Phillip A. Stanton, founder of Seal Beach and Huntington Beach, died at the age of 77. – Michael Dobkins Advertisements

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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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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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