McFadden (Newport) Wharf - Newport Beach, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid
N 33° 36.471 W 117° 55.716
11S E 413852 N 3719062
Quick Description: McFadden Wharf on Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 5/30/2006 10:13:18 AM
Waymark Code: WMDVT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member WalruZ
Views: 35

Long Description:

This marker is placed near the foot of Newport Pier.

The marker reads:

The original wharf at the site was completed in the winter of 1888-89 and was connected by railroad with the hinterland in the winter of 1890-91. It served as a shipping and distributing point for Orange, San Bernardino and Riverside Counties until 1907, and provided the nucleus from which developed Newport Beach.

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Marker Number: 794.00

Marker Name: McFadden (Newport) Wharf

County: Orange

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Marker Dedication Date: 10/1/1965

Near the entrance to Newport Pier.

Website: [Web Link]

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