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
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.​​

   YOUTH ACTIVITIES
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History Seekers for information about upcoming programs for youth.

Phone: 386-740-6813 .
Email: delandhouse@msn.com
 Check out our Little Free Library. Details here.
Upcoming Programs and Events
Featured in the Gift Shop
Better Country Beyond. The amazing Cinderella story of the early pioneers of DeLand, Florida. By WVHS Archivist Karen Ryder. $29.95

Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Historic Bus Tour of Lake Helen and CassadagaBus departs from the Conrad Center at 11 am. Tour includes story-telling by experienced Historical Society guides and lunch at Sinatra's in the historic the Cassadaga Hotel. Reservations required. Sign up today - the upcoming March tour is already sold out.  Click this link for details and reservations.
Saturday, March 14, 2020
Workshop: Dyeing to Felt - for kids and adults.       
​9 am - noon. Conrad Center.
For ages 8 and up.  Create your own colors and dye fibers to use in wet felting.Reservations required. Click on this link for more details.

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Local History Talk: The J. W. Wright Building.  7 pm Conrad Center. Built in the 1920s, this historic building was the center of the Spring Hill community business district for 40 years. A panel of project stakeholders will update the progress on this impressive preservation project and share the vision for its re-vitalization. Free and open to all who are interested in this exciting economic development project.  Click here to learn more.
Honoring
Black History Month​
Saturday, March 21, 2020
Workshop: Handed Down - Basic Sewing for Youth. 9 am - 12 noon. Conrad Center. For ages 8 - 14 years. This 3-hour workshop will introduce youth to sewing skills as handed down from generation to generation.  Reservations required.  Click on this link for more details.
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Local History Talk: Votes for Women.  7 pm Conrad Center.  Honoring Women's History Month the League of Women Voters - Volusia County will share the stories of the sacrifices of activists during the years of 1848-1920 that resulted in women's suffrage. Free and open to the public.
Saturday, March 28, 2020
Rummage Sale. 8 am - 2 pm. Conrad Center. All proceeds benefit the programs and services of the West Volusia Historical Society. Your donations for this sale accepted Saturday March 7 to Saturday March 21 during office hours 12 noon - 4 pm Tuesday-Saturday.  Sorry, we are unable to accept large pieces of furniture or clothing.