Form for Fiesta Scholarship Fundraiser on Wednesday, June 21 at Doheny Beach!

Posted by on Jun 8, 2017 in Featured, Scholarships, Uncategorized, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

The Dana Point Historical Society has awarded The Doris I. Walker Memorial $1,000 Scholarship to Riann Martino, (pictured left) of Dana Hills High School.  The Lucy Chavarrias-Saunderson $1,000 Memorial Scholarship was presented to Jaclyn Ruedisueli, (right) of San Juan Hills High School.  Come and meet these deserving young ladies and their families at our annual Scholarship Fiesta Dinner Fundraiser on June 21 at 6 p.m. at Doheny State...

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Celebrating Carlos and Georgelean Olvera on Founders Day, May 24

Posted by on May 18, 2017 in About DPHS, Awards, Events, Featured, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

On Wednesday, May 24, the Dana Point Historical Society will honor Carlos and Georgelean Olvera (right) for their contributions to our city and its history.  Our Founders Day event will begin at 6 p.m. at Community House, 24642 San Juan Avenue, with a buffet reception followed by our program at 7 p.m.  Master and Mistress of Ceremonies will be Bruce Beal and Elizabeth Bamattre, who will illustrate the Olveras’ long record of support to Dana...

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April 25 Meeting: “San Juan by-the-Sea, the City that Never Was”

Posted by on Apr 5, 2017 in About DPHS, Events, Featured, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

Please join us for our next Society meeting, which will feature a special presentation by local historian Diane Lewis. On Tuesday evening, April 25, at 7 p.m., we will have Dana Point and San Juan Capistrano Historical Societies member Diane Lewis present a program entitled “San Juan by-the-Sea, the City that Never Was,” which tells the story of the area now known as Capistrano Beach. Back in 1887 the area was to be part of a Southern...

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February/March 2017 News Drogher

Posted by on Feb 27, 2017 in Newsletter | 0 comments

Click the “Read More” button and follow the link to download and view the February/March 2017 Newsletter: Feb_March News Drogher Complete Remember that all of these pages are printable and you can use the “zoom” feature to enlarge or shrink the page size for better viewing.

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2017 Festival of Whales

Posted by on Feb 27, 2017 in About DPHS, Events, Featured, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

   This year’s Festival of Whales will take place on March 4-5 & 11-12.  The Dana Point Historical Society will once again have an outreach booth at Art in the Park, located at the corner of Island Way and Dana Point Harbor Drive, each day of the festival. Volunteers will be needed for two-hour shifts, starting at 9 a.m. each day.  Please contact Max Brown at DPHSNewsletter@gmail.com or at 949-248-8121 if you would like to volunteer to...

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