Welcome to the Dana Point Historical Society

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 ...

Dana Point Historical Society Announces 2023 Scholarships

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

Celebrate 35 Years of the Dana Point Historical Society!

Please join us at the Dana Point Historical Society Annual Meeting & Dinner Celebrating 35 years preserving and ...

Historical Society Presents New Ornament

  MEMBERS ONLY SPECIAL_Lantern Ornament Order Form    


Periodic articles, news, and useful information about the Society and historical resources

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Events related to the history of our beautiful area


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