West Volusia Historical Society
137 W. Michigan Ave.
DeLand, FL  32720
PH: 386-740-6813
delandhouse@msn.com
To preserve and promote the history of West Volusia County
Upcoming Programs and Events



The Henry A DeLand House Museum
​137 W Michigan Ave. DeLand, Florida
Docent-led tours Tuesday - Saturday-  12 noon - 3 pm.​

Robert M Conrad Educational & Research Center
137 W Michigan Ave. DeLand, Florida​
​​​​Open Tuesday - Saturday 12 noon to 4 pm.​

Burgess Pavilion DeLand Memorial Hospital Exhibits

230 N. Stone Street DeLand, Florida
​Open Monday - Friday 12 noon to 4 pm.​​​

Phone: 386-740-6813   Email: delandhouse@msn.com
                   February 19, 2019
​​Local History Talk.
Sharing the stories of the Burgess Pavilion - opened in 1926 - DeLand's first and only hospital for people of color. Program is free and open to the public. Join the Dialogue and visit the Galleries of the newly updated galleries.   7 pm. The Lemon Room in Bill Dreggors Park. See Details.

                         March 13, 2019 ​
Historic Bus Tour. East DeLand, Lake Helen, Cassadaga. Includes lunch at Sinatra's in the historic Cassadaga Hotel. $32.50 per person; reservations required.
Click here for information and Reservations.​​​​
         New Gift Shop Items

Nostalgia Collection.
Handcrafted
​gifts using images from circa 1927
​DeLand tourism printed materials.


Society Collection.​​​​ 
Handcrafted
​gold plated jewelry featuring the
​WVHS seal.


See the details here.​
   YOUTH ACTIVITIES
      Click on
History Seekers for information about upcoming programs for youth.
The Burgess Pavilion (West Volusia’s first hospital for people of color) beside the DeLand Memorial Hospital and Veterans’ Museum has re-opened with reimagined and expanded exhibits of African American local history and a new Children's Gallery. A joint project of WVHS and Alpha Kappa Alpha Leadership Sorority.  See hours above.
February is Black History Month