Visit or Volunteer for the Historical Society’s Tall Ships Festival Booth on Saturday or Sunday, September 7 & 8

Posted by on Sep 2, 2019 in About DPHS, Events, Featured, Sailing Heritage, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

Please be sure to visit our Society’s booth at the Ocean Institute’s 35th Annual Tall Ships Festival Saturday & Sunday, September 7 & 8. Our museum will be closed that Saturday. As always, we can use more volunteers to help manage our booth which features our merchandise, historic photos, clothing and membership information. Please contact Keith Johannes if you would like to assist: 949-248-8121 or...

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Historical Society June Scholarship Fiesta Set For June 26 at Doheny State Beach

Posted by on Jun 5, 2019 in About DPHS, Awards, Events, Featured, Uncategorized, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

The DPHS Scholarship Fiesta Dinner will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 26, at Doheny State Beach.  Jack Saunderson, of historic Lucy’s El Patio Café, will once again cater the occasion with his delicious Mexican food, so popular with last year’s large crowd. Raffle tickets will also be available for a small price that allows you to enter our “opportunity drawing,“ which includes a variety of gift items, gift cards and...

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Orange County Historical Society Centennial on Saturday, June 8

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   The Orange County Historical Society, in cooperation with the Heritage Museum of Orange County, presents the Orange County History Roundup on Saturday, June 8, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This FREE event is part of the 100-year celebration of the Orange County society.    Join Dana Point Historical Society members at our booth at the Heritage Museum of Orange: 3101 W. Harvard St. in Santa Ana. Phone: (714)...

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Founders Day Celebration, May 22, 2019

Posted by on Apr 16, 2019 in About DPHS, Awards, Events, Featured, Uncategorized, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

The Dana Point Historical Society will celebrate its annual Founders Day on Wednesday, May 22, 2019.  We are pleased to announce that we will have two honorees this year.  DPHS lifetime member, former Dana Point mayor and Dana Point Symphony co-founder J. Scott Schoeffel (left) with be honored with the 2019 Founders Day award. Longtime member Rod Howorth (right) will be celebrated in memorium for all of his past work with the...

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April 24 Meeting Will Feature Jon Seeman and Lorraine Passero

Posted by on Apr 1, 2019 in About DPHS, Archives, Events, Featured, Preservation, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

Our meeting on Wednesday, April 24 will feature Orange County native Jon Seeman and his wife Lorraine Passero (left).  Both are distinguished artists and Lorraine is also the author of Distant Indigo, the story of local artist Clare Mason Fox.  In addition, Jon is the grandson of Ed Seeman (below, left) of Laguna Beach, who built the scenic walkway in Dana Point Cove for the San Juan Point Corporation in 1924. The construction...

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