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July 30th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1916, Aileen Allen and Her Company of California Mermaids gave a diving and swimming exhibition from the Seal Beach pier, both during the afternoon and during the night. These night-time splish splash-capades were probably scheduled to highlight (Ha! … Continue reading

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Look Down on Seal Beach

Aerial Seal Beach – 12/05/1921 click on the image for a larger view It’s less than three weeks from Christmas in 1921, and here’s a Santa Claus and reindeer view of what Seal Beach looked like 89 years ago. Be … Continue reading

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Looking Closer at Main Street

Main Street Mondays – 1917 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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1916 Seal Beach City Letterhead

Image of The Week Click on the image for a larger view This colorful letterhead was used for official city correspondence in the early years of Seal Beach.  The fanciful view of the beach and pier was more a product … Continue reading

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