Huntington Beach Then & Now: Central Grammar School

Then // The Long Beach earthquake, which took place March 10, 1933, exacted a large toll on nearby Huntington Beach. There were 119 fatalities, and widespread damage occurred in buildings, homes and schools, including the Central Grammar School on Palm Drive.

Now // That school was rebuilt on the exact site after the quake, and today it is the Ethel Dwyer Middle School, supposedly haunted by the ghost of onetime Assistant Principal and school namesake, Ms. Dwyer.

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