Huntington Beach California Historical Events Profile and Resource Guide, City or community of Huntington Beach, California Historical Events and Facts, Information, Relocation, Real Estate

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New stronger pier opened made of reinforced steel with concrete coated epoxy protection. It is 1,853 feet long and was designed to look like the old 1914 style pier.

Pier is torn down in preparation for new pier. Storms caused great damage over a period of years that took its toll.
A new extension is built to the HB pier after a hurricane cause a portion of the pier to collapse in 1939. The pier is now 1,822 feet long.

New pier constructed after first one partially destroyed in 1912 storm. This new pier is the longest pleasure pier in the US and is made of concrete. It is 1,350 feet long

1904, July 4
First Red Cars & City Name Change
On July 4, 1904, the first Red Cars of the Pacific Electric rolled in to the new city and its name was changed to Huntington Beach. The first pier was built of wood, extending 1,000 into the ocean.

This page is for perpetual written accounts of historical events that have occurred in the city. Anyone who feels they have pertinent information may submit it. This includes all people in or out of Huntington Beach and could involve any interested adults or children with events or items that are of interest. Items may be submitted for publication on this page where they will remain as part of a historical archive for the city. Items of interest may include noteworthy events, special events of historical importance, information about area growth that pertains to the history of the city, and other pertinent notes. We hope to establish a large data base of information about the history of each city. Historical Societies are encouraged to open their own page on Key to the City for more extensive historical information.

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