West Volusia Historical Society
137 W. Michigan Ave.
DeLand, FL  32720
PH: 386-740-6813
To preserve and promote the history of West Volusia County
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.​​
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History Seekers for information about upcoming programs for youth.
Phone: 386-740-6813 .
Email: delandhouse@msn.com
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Upcoming Programs and Events
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Better Country Beyond. The amazing Cinderella story of the early pioneers of DeLand, Florida. By WVHS Archivist Karen Ryder. $29.95

Saturday, November 16, 2019
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Double Disaster: The Great Freezes of 1894-95. A West Volusia Historical Society Local History Reenactment. Monthly general meeting with presentation of the slate of officers for 2020. Free and open to the public. Conrad Center, 137 W. Michigan Avenue, DeLand. 7 pm. Details.

​Following the program, WVHS Archivist and author​ Karen Ryder will be available to sign her new book Better Country Beyond.
Workshop: Rustic Soap Making the Old Fashioned Way! An interactive workshop. You will learn about soap making and create a customized bar of goat's milk soap.  1 - 3  pm. Conrad Center, 137 W Michigan Ave. Free for WVHS members; $5 for non members. RSVP 386.740.6813. UPDATE: this workshop has a waiting list.  There's room in the 10 am - 12 noon workshop for kids and kids at heart.  Call today!
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Special evening open style tour of DeLand House decorated for the holidays. 6:30-8:30 pm. Interact with docents dressed in period costume and see the house illuminated by candlelight. RSVP required. Call 386-740-6813. WVHS members $3 (Child $1); non members $8 (Child $6). Reservations by at least 20 attendees will be  required for this event.
Tuesday, December 17, 2019.  Membership Holiday reception with election and installation of officers and Board. 6 pm.
Save the Dates - watch for more details
Tuesday, January 21, 2020. Annual Membership and Awards Dinner. 5:30 pm.