Creating an awareness of the rich historical heritage of Sarasota County, Florida. We celebrate Sarasota County history with our renowned lecture series Conversations at The Crocker, our Sunday Afternoon Socials, land & sea tours and small group gatherings.
Our historic Crocker Memorial Church, built in 1901 and used for community gatherings for over a century, needs rescuing. Find out what we’re doing to preserve the building, and help us keep it going for another century.
Love local history?
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.
The Heroes of History Roster:
2015: Jeff LaHurd, History Research
2016: Sue Blue, Scholarship
2017: John McCarthy, Preservation Work
2018: Howard Tibbals, Philanthropy
2019: Michael Saunders, Champion of Everything Sarasota
For additional information on Sarasota’s history, go to SarasotaHistoryAlive.