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Balboa Island in Orange County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Balboa Village

 
 
Balboa Village Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, March 23, 2016
1. Balboa Village Marker
Inscription. The Pavilion, built in 1905, and this building were prominent features of Balboa Village in 1918. Henry Huntington's Red Car Trolleys ran regular schedules between the Balboa Terminus and points north to Los Angeles.

Today the Pavilion architecture draws new visitors who can reflect on past glories and enjoy traditional waterfront recreational activities at this popular historical destination.
 
Erected by Balboa Village Advisory Committee.
 
Location. 33° 36.144′ N, 117° 53.96′ W. Marker is in Balboa Island, California, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of E Bay Ave and Main Street, on the left when traveling east on E Bay Ave. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newport Beach CA 92662, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Balboa Pavilion (within shouting distance of this marker); Rendezvous Ballroom (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Water-to-Water Flight (about 600 feet away); First Ferry Service Between Balboa and Balboa Island (approx. mile away); Old Landing
Balboa Village Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, March 23, 2016
2. Balboa Village Marker
(approx. 1.1 miles away); McFadden (Newport) Wharf (approx. 1.7 miles away); Site of 3rd National Boy Scout Jamboree (approx. 1.8 miles away); Mariner's Mile (approx. 1.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Balboa Pavilion image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, March 23, 2016
3. Balboa Pavilion
<i>Pavilion and Bath House, Balboa, Cal.</i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard published by Geo. P. Wilson, Balboa, Cal., circa 1919
4. Pavilion and Bath House, Balboa, Cal.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 19, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 63 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 19, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon.   4. submitted on January 22, 2018. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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