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HISTORY OF BALBOA ISLAND

HISTORY OF BALBOA ISLAND BALBOA ISLAND Within Newport Harbor, on the Coast of Orange County, California, protected from ocean storms and surf, sits Balboa Island.   In the late 1860’s, the bay was used as a landing to load hides, tallow, hay and other goods for export. In September 1870, Captain Samuel S. Dunnells’ steamer […]

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