Buck and Judy Henderson Honored at Founders Day Event

Posted by on May 28, 2015 in Awards, Events, Featured | 0 comments

The Dana Point Historical Society honored Buck and Judy Henderson with our Founders Day Award. A reception was held at 6:30 PM, followed by Heidi Hyde presenting a power point presentation featuring the highlights and service of Judy and Buck Henderson’s life as narrated with entertaining stories from several guest speakers. Daughters Healy and Hedy described their parents’ volunteer activities in PTA, Girl Scouts and Blue Birds and...

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A Special Founders Day on Wednesday, May 13, To Honor Judy and Buck Henderson

Posted by on May 2, 2015 in Awards, Events, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

The Dana Point Historical Society is pleased to announce our annual Founders Day honor is being awarded to Judy and Buck Henderson. Married for 42 years, Judy and Buck have contributed tirelessly as a team to the benefit of their community through their work with the DP Civic Association, creation of the City of Dana Point, creation of our Historical Society and their activities in Fire Authority, PTA/PTSO, 4H, Animal Rescue and Guide Dogs....

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Our April 22, 2015 Program Event: A Fresh Look at the 1825 brig PILGRIM

Posted by on Apr 1, 2015 in Events, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

Please join us on Wednesday, April 22, at 7 pm, at the City Hall Council Chambers at 33282 Golden Lantern, above the DPHS museum, for an in depth presentation about the brig PILGRIM. Many of us are familiar with Richard Henry Dana, Jr. and his voyage in the brig PILGRIM to Alta, California in 1834 from Boston, and of his return in the ship ALERT in 1835. However, much of what has been presented about the PILGRIM since the 1840 publication of...

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THANK YOU DANA BICENTENNIAL BANNER SPONSORS!

Posted by on Mar 25, 2015 in Events, Featured | 0 comments

BICENTENNIAL FOUNDER  AUTHOR SEAMAN’S FRIEND JUDY & BUCK HENDERSON NORM DENTON & MAY-EIVOR BELSBY CREWMATE SAN JUAN MISSION DOCENT SOCIETY BARBARA & KEITH JOHANNES ANN & HOWARD LEIBOWITZ ELIZABETH & BILL BAMATTRE ROBERT MINTY MICHELE & HAROLD KAUFMAN SUSAN & PAUL HINMAN MARLENE & BRUCE BEAL MARSHA & RICH LARUSSO MAX BROWN & KEN BOYD BEA REED JIM MILLER (COFFEE IMPORTERS) ROBERT ZASA IN MEMORY OF...

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2015 – The Year of Dana, His Bicentennial Year

Posted by on Mar 19, 2015 in About DPHS, Events, Featured, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

With a spectacular mural of the Capistrano Bay coast as it was in Richard Henry Dana Jr.’s time as background, the fifth public community reading of Dana’s Two Years Before the Mast will take place on March 27, 28 and 29th at the Nature Interpretive Center, 34558 Scenic Drive. Over one hundred volunteer readers will read for eight to ten minutes each, completing the entire book in about 15 hours over three days.  In addition, volunteers are...

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DPHS Annual Meeting and Potluck Dinner Wednesday, January 28

Posted by on Jan 15, 2015 in About DPHS, Awards, Events | 0 comments

Please join us for our annual meeting and potluck dinner, on Wednesday, January 28, at Gloria Dei Fellowship Hall in Dana Point.  Doors open at 6 PM, although volunteers to help set up chairs and tables at 5:30 PM would be greatly appreciated. Following the meet and greet period, there will be a potluck dinner at approximately 6:45 PM followed by the presentation and approval of the 2015 slate of incumbent officers and appointed board...

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