We celebrate Sarasota County history with our renowned lecture series Conversations at The Crocker, events, and land & sea tours, classes and small group gatherings.

Vintage poinsettia postcard

Why poinsettias at Christmas time? Click to find out. Vintage postcard illustration from olddesignshop.com

Sparkly Saturday!!  Coming up in February, just in time for Valentine’s Day gifting! HSoSC is now accepting donations of your underused costume jewelry for the sale. Drop donations off Mon-Fri 10-2, and get free admission to the February spectacular!

The Crocker will be transformed into a glittering jewelry gallery for a show and sale of distinctive pre-owned, under-appreciated, artistically rehabilitated jewelry. All proceeds to directly to supporting preservation and history education programs at HSoSC. Organized and presented by community volunteer Linnea Appleby of Jewelry to the Rescue.

Love local history?

Just north of historical downtown Sarasota, HSoSC is located in Pioneer Park on 12th Street just east of Tamiami Trail

Click for the larger map and directions

 

Membership in The Historical Society of Sarasota County is open to any person interested in the history of this area and the State of Florida upon payment of dues. The Historical Society is a 501(C) (3) non-profit organization. Donations are tax deductible. Click for membership form.

Those wishing to pay tribute to family or friends through contributions are encouraged to contact us for details. Phone: 941-364-9076 Call today and become a part of history.

Note: On our site and social media pages, we use illustrations and vintage photographs to engage and amuse. Some of these images are stored and preserved by governmental bodies and/or private non-profit historical or genealogical groups. We mention these sources when feasible; if we cannot specifically verify the originator of an electronic image, we invite them to contact us so that we may publish an Internet original source for said image.

 

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