Newport Beach Historical Society
Newport Beach Historical Society
 

Growing from a rough and tumble port town to an international luxury resort, Newport Beach is a place of many legends. The Newport Beach Historical Society proudly introduces Project HiStory. You are cordially invited to share your best memories from any time in our colorful history. Together, we will establish and treasure all that makes Newport great.
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Friday July 25, 2014
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“As high school kids in Newport we all needed a litte WAM (Walk Around Money) to buy Nui Nui burgers at the Snack Shop, Big Boys at Bobs and ice cream at Wil Wrights. Working for Mr. Felton was our source of WAM…. I didn’t know until later that the statuesque girl was Candice Bergen, star of the silver screen and television.”

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    SOME GREAT LINKS

    Newport Beach Before It Became The OC

    Orange County Historical Society

    Balboa Island Museum

    Costa Mesa Historical Society

    Santa Ana History

    Tales Of Balboa

    Balboa Island Life

    Newport Harbor Nautical Museum