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.​

DeLand Memorial Hospital and Veteran's Museum

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

Phone: 386-740-6813   Email: delandhouse@msn.com
                             September 18
Local History Talk. The rich heritage of ferneries in West Volusia county. Erik Hagstrom presenting.  Free and open to the public. 7 pm. Conrad Center. Details.
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September 22
Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day. Noon to
​4 pm.
Free admission at DeLand House Museum, Memorial Hospital Museum, Elizabeth R. Burgess Building and other participating museums.

                                October 10
WVHS Historic Bus Tour of DeLand, Lake Helen and Cassadaga, leaving from Conrad Center. Call for reservations. 386-740-6813.​​ See details.​

                           ​October 13 
Mid-October Night's Art Auction featuring Florida Artists. Marriott Courtyard, downtown DeLand. Reception 6 pm; Auction 7 pm.​ Click here for details.

                              October 19
​Reopening of exhibits in the Elizabeth R. Burgess Pavilion of DeLand's Hospital Museum.​​​​​ noon - 4 pm. Details.
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​                    October 26 & 27​​ 
Historic Oakdale Cemetery Walk​​ - Learn more about some "Political Powerbrokers" of the 20s and 30s. 7 - 9 pm. Buses leave from the Conrad Center at 20 min. intervals, beginning at 7 pm. Call for reservations 386-740-6813. $10 for WVHS members; $15 for non-members.

   Gift Shop Feature of the Month

       Coloring History!
Coloring booklets featuring Lue Gim Gong - "citrus wizard" and John B. Stetson - benefactor of Stetson University.  $1   Details on this Feature.
   YOUTH ACTIVITIES
      Click on
History Seekers for information about upcoming programs for youth.