Photo: Family matriarch Anna Gonzales and descendents of Major George Prioleau receive the Manhattan Beach City Council’s resolution of apology from Mayor Pro Tem Joe Franklin. Photo by Elka Worner
BURCE’S BEACH: A hundred years, later, the Prioleau family returns to Manhattan Beach.
By Mark McDermott and Elka Worner | Easy Reader News
October 27, 2023
Ancestors loom larger in some families than in others. A bus pulled up to Bruce’s Beach Park two Saturday mornings ago, and 38 people disembarked, including 23 descendents, representing four generations, of a family that once lived on this land. In a very real sense, George and Ethel Prioleau had returned home for the first time in nearly a century.
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