Volumes of Early MDR News Clippings Emerge

An extraordinarily comprehensive history of Marina del Rey Harbor’s early years, as told by the collected newspaper clippings of that era, has been made available to Marina del Rey Historical Society (MDRHS). The eight-volume large format scrapbook collection includes...

MdRHS Will Celebrate Our Tenth Year!

September 2017 SAVE THE DATE! On September 10, 2017, Marina del Rey Historical Society will celebrate its 10th year. As we grow our own history, the Society will be celebrating our first decade as caretakers of the history of Marina del Rey. Save the date, event...

Hughes After Howard

A history of Hughes Aircraft Company was presented by past president D. Kenneth Richardson, at the Playa Vista Library, this past April 15. Richardson is author of the book “Hughes After Howard” . Marina del Rey Historical Society co-sponsored the event with Hughes...

MarinaFest 2017

The annual festival in Burton Chace Park took place on May 20-21, with a boat show on the guest docks, free historic harbor tours, samba dancers, dozens of area vendors, inflatable kids attractions, and wine & beer garden. Marina del Rey Historical Society...

ARTsea 2017

Combining art, music, dance and food on Marina del Rey “Mother’s” Beach, the inaugural ARTsea event this past June 10th was successful and well attended. Marina del Rey Historical Society participated with a history exhibit and hundreds of...

MdRHS March 2017

Our Gallery has been renovated and has a beautiful fresh look. Keep in touch, as this is an ongoing renovation and we have future exhibits planned to present more information on the history of Marina del Rey. Our directors and helpers worked hard to provide a fresh...