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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Bill Boyd – Cheers Bill

Posted by on Nov 20, 2009 in Member Profiles | 0 comments

The Dana Point Historical Society has lost a dedicated member and volunteer. Niguel Shores resident Bill Boyd died of cancer on September 29 due to complications of a melanoma discovered in August of 2007. Bill was one of three children born to John and Martha Boyd on January 17, 1933, in Long Beach, California. He was a veteran, serving in the United States Navy after high school and subsequently attending Compton Community College and Chapman...

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Doris Walker-Smith

Posted by on Oct 25, 2007 in Member Profiles | 2 comments

Doris Walker is co-founder of the Dana Point Historical Society. Her books are now available for sale at the Dana Point Chamber of Commerce, and sales of her books benefit the Historical Society! Doris Walker is experiencing a year to remember! She was just named the Dana Point Chamber of Commerce’s Citizen of the Year. “She is our very own award-winning historian, our connection to the past and our bridge to our future,” Jim Miller said...

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Mitch Higginbotham Tuskegee Airman

Posted by on Mar 27, 2007 in Member Profiles | 6 comments

One of the Dana Point Historical Society’s Own Members, Mitchell “Mitch” Higginbotham, enters history and is jointly awarded the Congressional Gold Medal, one of the nation’s highest honors, by President Bush and Congress on March 29, 2007. Mitch Higginbotham is pictured 4th from the right To Lt. Joseph Wilson, Jr. From Lili Bernard Ferguson, © “Three Fronts” 9/16/96 Los Angeles Pictured Left to Right: Osborne...

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