Groundbreaker Newsletter

The latest issue of the CPHS Groundbreaker newsletter has been published and electronically distributed to members who have a valid email address on file with CPHS. 

The print version of the newsletter is in the process of being printed and will be mailed during the week of August 19-23. 

If you have not received your copy by August 30, please contact the Membership Director via email at

Exhibit – “75 Years – Women in the Marine Corps on Camp Pendleton

An exhibit, “75 Years – Women in the Marine Corps on Camp Pendleton”, is currently on display at the Marine Corps Mechanized Museum (2612 Vandegrift Blvd, Camp Pendleton).

The exhibit includes artifacts and memorabilia showing the history of Camp Pendleton women Marines.  From those early women who performed drill marches in high heels to the recent development of an integrated School of Infantry, the exhibit relates stories of these determined Marines.

The exhibit is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. and on Friday from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.

To arrange a tour of the exhibit, please contact the museum at (760) 725-5758 or via email

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 The Camp Pendleton Historical Society (CPHS) is dedicated to preserving and promoting the rich and colorful history of the land that is now Camp Pendleton.  Our interests span the entire history of the region, to include prehistoric times, native American culture, the Spanish mission era, the rancho story, and finally, the United States Marine Corps ownership since 1942.