Nostalgia in Newport

Photo series courtesy of Newport Beach Historical Society

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Courtesy of F.L. Lindeman

The west harbor entrance jetty is lined with spectators observing what appears to be either a swimming or paddleboard race. The Gillette house built in 1925 is visible on the left.

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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