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
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
                               January 19
Workshop - Victorian​ Paper Beads with a Twist. Paper beads as decorations for the home and later, colorful jewelry, began in the early 1900s. Learn the tricks to create your own paper beads using simple tools, paper and glue. Be prepared - this is great fun and highly addictive!    1 - 4 pm. Conrad Center. For adults only.  Free for WVHS members/$10 for non-members. A minimum of participants is required so call the Conrad center to make your reservation today. 386-740-6813. Click here for information about a similar workshop for children.

                           ​January 22​​​​
Annual ​Membership General Meeting and Awards Dinner.  The Venue 142. 5:30 social;
​6 pm dinner. Members -
Download Reservation Form Here.

                      February 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.
​gifts using images from circa 1927
​DeLand tourism printed materials.

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

See the details here.​
      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.
Roaring Twenties Party-- Barberville Pioneer Settlement. Saturday, January 19, 2019.Click here for more details on their website.