Welcome to the Dana Point Historical Society

October 25 Statue Unveiling Honors Steve and Barrie Boehne

On Wednesday, October 25, at 3 p.m., the City of Dana honored local tandem surfing champions Steve and ...

Historical Society Installs 62 New Tiles at Baby Beach

Tile Wall l Chair Randy Roberts announced that DPHS has placed a total of 62 new tiles at ...

Join us June 28 at 7 p.m. in City Council Chambers For a Book Presentation by Chuck Bassett

Our June program will feature Charles “Chuck” Bassett and his first book, Doheny Crazed: Barefoot Misadventures in the ...

DPHS Awards Scholarship to Local High School Student

The Dana Point Historical Society’s Scholarship Committee (Heidi Hyde, Chair, and Judy Brandmeier, Judy Henderson, Susan Hinman and ...

SURF, PADDLE & SAIL! Oceanic Heritage Journal Creators: Bruce with Marlene Beal

Commencing in the 1930’s, Dana Point and surrounds increasingly became populated by persons, originally known as “Watermen,” defined ...


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Events related to the history of our beautiful area


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