The Dana Point Historical Society advocates for the historic buildings that contribute to the eclectic visual character of the community and serve as reminders of Dana Point’s rich and colorful past, for the enrichment of current and future generations.

temp-museumDana Point’s historic buildings give a sense continuity and security to the citizens of Dana Point.

The Dana Point Historical Society is a California Non-Profit Corporation and a Federal 501(c)(3) Tax-Exempt Organization: Tax ID# 33-0359288

Mailing Address: PO Box 544, Dana Point CA 92629
Museum Address: 33282 Golden Lantern St., Suite 104  Dana Point, CA 92629
Phone Number: 949-248-8121
Fax Number: 949-481-7409
Email Society:
Email Newsletter:

Monthly Meetings: Check upcoming announcements on this site and on our Facebook page for meetings and events.  Presently all meetings are held electronically via Microsoft Teams.

Museum Hours: Currently by appointment only.

Board of Directors & Officers:


Barbara Johannes , President

Bob Minty, 1st Vice President, Programs

Marsha LaRusso, 2nd Vice President, Membership

Heidi Hyde, Secretary

Nancy Jenkins, Corresponding Secretary

Gary Prenovost, Treasurer

Joel Bishop, Parliamentarian


Elizabeth Bamattre, Special Events

Bruce Beal, Oceanic History

Joel Bishop, Public Relations

Max Brown, Newsletter Editor/Website, Merchandise

Grant Earl, Technology

Judy Henderson, Sunshine Ambassador, Director Emeritus

Jeff Huston, Tile Wall

Sandie Iverson, Historical Photos

Keith Johannes, Preservation, Curb & Sidewalk Stamps

Kirsten Reynolds, Exhibits