Newport Beach – A Look Back

Photo series courtesy of Balboa Island Museum & Historical Society

Newport Beach A Look Back 11.12.19

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Are those Red Coats in the Newport Harbor? Why yes, they are. Because in 1973, on the 200th anniversary of the Boston Tea Party, the Sculling and Punting Society hosted a reenactment with the Sea Scouts of the famous historical event.

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