Meeting Reminder! Dana Point City Seal Designer and Graphic Artist Rick Morgan is Featured Speaker on September 24

Posted by on Sep 15, 2014 in Events, Uncategorized, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

Our  first autumn meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 24 at 7:00 pm in the City Council Chambers.  In observation of the 25th anniversary of our city’s incorporation, graphic artist Rick Morgan will speak about designing the official seal of Dana Point—a process that included several versions reflecting the thoughts and the eventual approval of our first city council. Rick is an amateur historian, geographer and, when...

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StillWater Spirits & Sounds Receives Historic/Cultural Preservation Award from Dana Point Chamber of Commerce

Posted by on May 10, 2014 in Preservation, Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Dana Point Historical Society nominated StillWater Spirits & Sounds and owner Damian Collins to receive the Historic/ Cultural Preservation Award from the Dana Point Chamber of Commerce.  StillWater received its award at the “State of the City” luncheon on Tuesday, April 29. Pictured from left are Gary Macrides, Orange County Association of Realtors; Lauralyn Loynes, Chair, Dana Point Chamber of Commerce; StillWater...

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Enthusiastic February Program Audience Crowds City Hall Chambers

Posted by on Mar 24, 2014 in Sailing Heritage, Surfing Heritage, Uncategorized | 0 comments

DPHS provided another well received program when over 70 people attended our February event to hear our guests Joe Dunn, author of the book Pocket of Paradise: The Story of Beach Road and his guest, local sailing legend Wayne Schafer. The event took place at Dana Point City Hall in the Council Chambers.  Joe Dunn told the story of Capistrano Beach’s Beach Road from the days of Junipero Serra to the early development by the Doheny family and...

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Volunteer for DPHS at the 30th Annual Toshiba Tall Ships Festival September 5, 6, & 7th

Posted by on Mar 15, 2014 in Events, Sailing Heritage, Uncategorized, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

Please join us in volunteering for the Historical Society’s Toshiba Tall Ships Festival Booth September 5, 6, & 7th.  It is fun to talk to visitors!! Friday, September 5th: 2:30 pm in the harbor:  deliver the tent, sand bags tables, chairs to our site near the Ocean Institute.  Tent cover and overnight security will protect items. Think about grabbing a bite to eat at one of our harbor eateries and stay to watch the tallships sunset...

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