Posted by on Feb 9, 2021 in About DPHS, Featured, Membership | 0 comments

Hello to 2021! First, let me welcome new member Wendy Manning. Second, let me thank all of our members for their support over the past tumultuous year. Now, more than ever, we are relying on our membership to support our all-volunteer organization as we try to financially negotiate the upcoming year. As many of you know, the Society had to suspend most of our money-making activities because of the ongoing pandemic. This started with the...

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DPHS Honors Geody and Richard Deffenbaugh for Founders Day

Posted by on Jun 9, 2020 in About DPHS, Awards, Featured, Member Profiles | 0 comments

The Dana Point Historical Society’s Founders Day Award recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the history of Dana Point, and this year’s honorees, Geody and Richard Deffenbaugh (below), have also contributed to the Society directly. Both grew up in California — Richard Deffenbaugh in Anaheim and Geody in La Mirada.  Richard’s first experience with Dana Point was in 1962 as a teenager when he...

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