2012 Dana Point Annual Scholarship BBQ

Posted by on Jun 11, 2012 in Events, Scholarships | 1 comment

Please join us for the Dana Point Historical Society annual barbeque fundraiser at beautiful Doheny State Beach. DPHS has awarded the $1000 Doris I. Walker Scholarship to Allison Payne from Dana Hills High School, and the $1000 Lucy Chavarrias-Saunderson Scholarship to Capistrano Beach resident Jenay D. Drake from San Clemente High School. This will be our June program, and will be held on Monday, June 25. The social hour begins at 6:00 p.m....

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Founders Day Presentation 2012

Posted by on May 22, 2012 in Events, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Program Notes: 2012 Founders Day Honoree, Don Hansen Don Hansen, founder of Dana Wharf Sportfishing and Whale Watching, will be this year’s Founders Day Honoree. Hansen has spent his lifetime being dedicated to two things — recreational fishing and protecting marine resources in Southern California. Hansen is not only the founder of Dana Wharf Sportfishing and Whale Watching but he is also someone who helped pioneer whale watching...

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2012 Annual Meeting

Posted by on Jan 21, 2012 in Events | 0 comments

Wed. Jan. 25, 2012, 6:00pm — Annual Meeting & Potluck Dinner St. Edwards School Cafeteria 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 25. 33926 Calle La Primavera, Dana Point, CA  [click to see map] The business before the membership is to elect, or reelect, members to the Board of Directors of the Dana Point Historical Society. Down-Home Cooking Potluck: This is our annual potluck dinner celebration so, please bring a dish of your choice for...

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Doris Walker Smith and Jack Smith: A Celebration of Life

Posted by on Nov 3, 2011 in About DPHS, Events, Member Profiles | 0 comments

A Celebration of Life will be held for Jack Smith and Doris Walker-Smith on Saturday, November 26th, 2011 at the Dana Point Community Center, at 6:00 pm. The Center is located at 34052 Del Obispo, Dana Point, CA. [ click for map ] The public is invited. The family has suggested that in lieu of flowers donations may be made to the: Dana Point Historical Society PO Box 544 Dana Point CA 92629-0544 The Dana Point Historical Society is a nonprofit...

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A Trek to the Past – 2011 Annual Field Trip

Posted by on Oct 15, 2011 in Events | 0 comments

Day Trip to the Drum Barracks and Banning Residence Museum Thursday, Nov. 10, 8:45am-4pm. To commemorate the sesquicentennial of the 1861 start of America’s Civil War, the Historical Society is offering a trip by bus to visit the last remaining Civil War era military facility in this area – the Drum Barracks in Wilmington. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is a California Historic Landmark and holds an...

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