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Dana Point Historical Society Announces 2021 Scholarship Competition

The Dana Point Historical Society will be awarding two $1000 scholarships honoring prominent women in the history of ...

Dana Point Historical Society Salvages Last Standing Historic Dana Point Lantern Post

The last Dana Point Lantern Post still standing in its original location was safely removed from Violet Lantern ...
Walking Tour Map

Dana Point Historical Society Introduces Virtual Historic Walking Map

The Dana Point Historical Society is pleased to introduce its virtual historic walking map of the Lantern District ...

Membership 2021

Hello to 2021! First, let me welcome new member Wendy Manning. Second, let me thank all of our ...

Will This Historic Landmark Survive?

By Keith Johannes The Dana Point Historical Society receives many questions about historic buildings and their preservation. Many ...

Will the Blue Lantern Gazebo Be Saved?

by Barbara Force Johannes The “Blue Lantern Gazebo” (pictured) at the Ken Sampson Overlook Park continues to be ...


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Events related to the history of our beautiful area


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