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.

We have limited hours currently. Tuesdays and Fridays, 10 AM to 2 PM, our office will be open and email and phone messages attended to. Our social media at Facebook and on our blog continue. We look forward to a time when our gatherings will once again make our historic buildings ring with love and laughter! 

Crocker Church 2010
Learn more about the challenge our community faces.

Our historic Crocker Memorial Church, used for community gatherings for over a century, needs rescuing. What we’re doing to preserve the building.

Update: I could use some fresh underpinningsā€¦

We continue the adaptive reuse of this building

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 to get Google 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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