Nostalgia in Newport

Photo series courtesy of Newport Beach Historical Society

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Newport Beach Lifeguards Peyton Reed (front) and Arnie Douglas boarding the Seawatch Rescue Boat near The Wedge in February 1966

Newport Beach Historical Society is located at the Balboa Branch Library, 100 E. Balboa Ave., Newport Beach, Calif. 92661. Hours are Monday – Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Both the library and museum are closed on Sundays. Free admission. For more information, visit, or email

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