50-Year Time Capsule Celebration Will Be Held Monday, August 29, 2016. Here You Can Buy BBQ Tickets, Become a Sponsor, or Get the BBQ Mail-In Form.

Posted by on Jun 23, 2016 in About DPHS, Events, Featured, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

Click here to buy BBQ Dinner Tickets: BBQ Tickets Fifty years ago on Monday, August 29, 1966, a rock-placing ceremony sponsored by the County of Orange, the Orange County Harbor District and local organizations marked the start of construction of Dana Point Harbor.  The event took place at Doheny State Beach, during which a time capsule was sealed into a rock chosen from those forming the breakwater.  The event was celebrated with music and a...

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President’s Message Summer 2016

Posted by on Jun 22, 2016 in About DPHS, Awards, Events, Featured | 0 comments

   Our May Founders Day dinner was an elegant event thanks to co-chairs Sandie Iverson and Nancy Jenkins. More than 60 members gathered to honor Marlene and Bruce Beal (photo inset below) for their volunteerism and enjoyed a delicious buffet dinner while appreciating the sunset views from the Dana Point Yacht Club where Bruce and Marlene are officers. Mistress of Ceremonies Nancy Jenkins named the Beals’ contributions to the Society, which...

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Summer 2016 News Drogher

Posted by on Jun 14, 2016 in About DPHS, Newsletter | 0 comments

Click the “Read More” button and follow the link to download and view the Summer 2016 Newsletter: Summer 2016 News Drogher 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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April/May 2016 News Drogher

Posted by on May 6, 2016 in About DPHS, Newsletter | 0 comments

Click the “Read More” button and follow the link to download and view the April/May Newsletter: News Drogher April May 2016 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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President’s Message April/May 2016

Posted by on Apr 30, 2016 in About DPHS | 0 comments

   Our Historical Society is an all-volunteer organization and we have been very busy sharing Dana Point history with the public.  There have been fun rewards for our members.  Our February 24th meeting began with three delightful 7th grade students and their families. Regis, Chris and Cameron demonstrated their impressive creation of an R.H. Dana Jr. web site submitted as a National History Day project.  Program Chair Bob Minty followed...

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Please RSVP for Our May 25th Founders Day Program!

Posted by on Apr 27, 2016 in About DPHS, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

On Wednesday evening at 6 PM, at the Dana Point Yacht Club on Harbor Island, the Dana Point Historical Society will honor Bruce and Marlene Beal with our Founders Day Award.  Bruce and Marlene have been instrumental in advising numerous organizations with achieving nonprofit tax-exempt status and for years have been very involved in researching and documenting local oceanic history and recording the oral histories of local watermen.  Both are...

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