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Newport Beach in Orange County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

First Ferry Service Between Balboa and Balboa Island

 
 
First Ferry Service Between Balboa and Balboa Island Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, March 23, 2016
1. First Ferry Service Between Balboa and Balboa Island Marker
Inscription.  
First ferry service between
Balboa and Balboa Island
1909

 
Erected 1970 by Newport Beach Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1909.
 
Location. 33° 36.333′ N, 117° 53.907′ W. Marker is in Newport Beach, California, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of Agate Ave and South Bay Front, on the right when traveling south on Agate Ave. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newport Beach CA 92662, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Balboa Pavilion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Balboa Village (approx. ¼ mile away); Rendezvous Ballroom (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Water-to-Water Flight (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Landing (approx. 0.9 miles away); Site of 3rd National Boy Scout Jamboree (approx. 1.6 miles away); McFadden (Newport) Wharf (approx. 1.7 miles away); Mariner's Mile (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport Beach.
 
First Ferry Service Between Balboa and Balboa Island Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, March 23, 2016
2. First Ferry Service Between Balboa and Balboa Island Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 19, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 113 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 19, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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