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Members receive our monthly County Courier newsletter (September to June) with information about scheduled upcoming events, local history articles, and more. Members also receive a copy of OCHS’ annual Orange Countiana historical journal, and discounts on some Society events. (Click here to see contents and information about authors included in recent volumes of Orange Countiana.)

Annual Dues

Annual dues apply to the period of July 1 of the current year to June 30 of the following year. New members joining after March 1 will receive three months free, extending their membership to a full year and three months.

Membership levels and dues are as follows:
Membership Levels Dues
Student* (with copy of ID submitted) $20.00
Senior (age 65 and older) $25.00
Individual $30.00
Family (same address as another OCHS member) $45.00
Institution* $50.00
Sponsor $60.00
Patron $100.00
Corporate/Company* $200.00
Life Member $500.00
* denotes non-voting membership  


Purchase a Membership Using the Mail-in Form

To purchase or renew a membership by mail:

1. Click here to open a separate window/tab containing the Membership Form.

2. Do one of the following:

  • Fill out the Membership Form completely online and then print it, or
  • Print the Membership Form and then fill it out completely by hand.

3. Mail in the printed form with your check made out to "Orange County Historical Society."


Purchase a Membership Using Your Credit/Debit Card

To purchase or renew a membership electronically using your Credit/Debit Card (or Paypal)

1. Select the "Membership Level" from the pull-down menu.

2. Click "Buy Now".

Membership Level