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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DPHS Events Scheduled for the Festival of Whales

Posted by on Feb 12, 2014 in Events, Uncategorized, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

FOW PARADE: Our first event involving the FOW will be our presence in the parade on Saturday, March 1, beginning at 10 a.m.  Would you like to volunteer to walk in the parade along side of our classic cars and carry a foam-backed historic photo poster?  Or perhaps you know of someone who has a classic car they would like to drive in the parade as a part of the Historical Society’s entry.  Contact Barbara Johannes at 949-496-4345 if you can...

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Wednesday, February 26, Meeting Set for 7 P.M. at City Hall Chambers

Posted by on Feb 12, 2014 in Events, Sailing Heritage, Surfing Heritage, Uncategorized, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

Our featured guests at our February meeting will be Joe Dunn, author of the book Pocket of Paradise: The Story of Beach Road and his guest, local sailing legend Wayne Schafer. In the book, Joe Dunn tells the story of Capistrano Beach’s Beach Road from the days of Junipero Serra to the early development by the Doheny family and to the creation of the Hobie Cat sailboat right there on the beach. He introduces the locals, tells the stories, and...

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Dana Point Youth Board Visits DPHS Museum

Posted by on Feb 11, 2014 in Events, Scholarships, Uncategorized, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

The City of Dana Point Youth Board, together with their advisor, Robert N. Sedita, Management Analyst, City of Dana Point, visited the DPHS museum on Thursday, February 6th, as part of their regularly scheduled Youth Board Meeting.  Elizabeth Bamattre, shown right, Event Chair of the Society’s Fourth Annual Reading of Two Years Before the Mast, invited the students to take part as readers, volunteers or both, at the Nature Interpretive...

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Save the Date of February 26 For a Special Presentation

Posted by on Jan 14, 2014 in Events, Sailing Heritage, Uncategorized, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

  Our featured guests at our February meeting will be Joe Dunn, author of the book Pocket of Paradise: The Story of Beach Road and his guest, local sailing legend Wayne Shafer. In the book, Joe Dunn tells the story of Capistrano Beach’s Beach Road, from the days of Junipero Serra to the early development by the Doheny family and to the creation of the Hobie Cat sailboat right there on the beach. He introduces the locals, tells the...

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President’s Message January 2014

Posted by on Jan 14, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

President’s Message Happy New Year! 2014 is a year of anniversaries for Dana Point. This is the 25th anniversary year for the City of Dana Point, officially incorporated on January 1, 1989. City Councilman Carlos N. Olvera has recently written a summary entitled “Rough Road to Cityhood,” printed in the January 3 Dana Point Times, which describes the 30-year process of becoming a city. While we are a young city in Orange County, Dana Point...

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