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About San Diego: History of San Diego's Shelter Island

Prior to 1953, there was no access to Shelter Island in San Diego Bay.

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    Images tell the story of Shelter Island.

    Prior to 1953, there was no access to a sand bar in the San Diego Bay just east of Point Loma.

    In this About San Diego, Ken Kramer takes a look at the process to develop a private social and fitness club used by politicians and celebrities built on land that was once on the bottom of the bay.

    This piece originally aired on August 1, 2003.

    About San Diego: Shelter IslandAbout San Diego: Shelter Island

    In this piece which originally aired in August 2003 on NBC 7, Ken Kramer takes a look at the history of Shelter Island. It's a piece of land that didn't exist prior to 1953.

    (Published Tuesday, April 25, 2017)