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Title Marina del Rey Yacht Harbor Groundbreaking, 1957
Date 1957/12/11
Description LA County Supervisor Burton Chace speaks at a groundbreaking ceremony for the breakwater in Marina del Rey. In 1954 President Eisenhower made the creation of the Marina del Rey Harbor an authorized federal project,expenses to be shared on a 50-50 basis with Los Angeles County. Construction delays plagued the project. The creation of a permanent breakwater began in 1963 and was completed in 1965. The formal dedication of the harbor occurred on April 4, 1965.
Collection Bill Beebe Collection
Catalog Number 3.2.5854
Object Name Negative, Film
Search Terms Ceremony
Marina del Rey
Year Range from 1957
Year Range to 1957