Cape Coral, Florida
Anthropology, Archaeology, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Park, Specialized
The museum and historical society collects, preserves and displays items relating to the history of Cape Coral. Come learn about the pioneer families that worked the land, the era of the Rosen brothers and their Gulf American Corporation when Cape Coral and its vast canal system were built, and learn about the beginnings of the city of Cape Coral which was incorporated in 1970. Come inside and find out what makes this city so unique!
Cape Coral, Florida
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
Visit the Carrabelle History Museum located in the Old City Hall Building at 106 Avenue B, SE, ( behind the BP station on US 98). The museum is located in the Old Carrabelle City Hall built in 1933 as project of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) by local mason Marvin Justiss. The museum has 4 rooms to display its collections. a workroom/office for the volunteers to process the incoming artifacts and a nice long hallway for special displays.
Culture, History, Historical Society
The Carrabelle History Museum shares the history and culture of Carrabelle from the viewpoint of its long term residents. Exhibit items include Native American pottery shards and artifacts, marine fossils, the original “World’s Smallest Police Station”, artifacts and stories from the shipwreck of the SS Tarpon, personal memorabilia of famous local citizens, newspapers, and photographs, plus city arrest records…and an endless supply of fascinating stories.
Delray Beach, Florida
History, Historic House, Historical Society
Explore local history, South Florida lifestyle, climate, and architecture, as our focus is on the years 1915 to 1935, and this historic house is furnished as if a family lived there in that period.
Punta Gorda, Florida
After seven years and $2.5 million dollars, The Old Courthouse Heritage Museum (formerly known as The Old Citrus County Courthouse) proudly showed off her renovations in a public grand opening celebration on October 21, 2000.
Traditionally, courthouses are symbolic to the founding, pioneering spirit of the people who settled and shaped their communities. The historic Citrus County Courthouse in downtown Inverness, Florida, reflects this same proud heritage.
Lake City, Florida
Coral Springs, Florida
Working together with other community organizations CVHS has been instrumental in having the community registered as a Historic District on the State and National Register of Historic Places, preserving wetlands, restoration of original Cortez Community School and moving and restoring the 1890 Waterfront "Burton" Store.