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.
Cancellations and Rescheduling
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, May 13, 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. Note the April tour is not available.Click this link for details and reservations.
Honoring Women's History Month
Saturday, March 21, 2020
Workshop: Handed Down - Basic Sewing for Youth. TO BE RESCHEDULED - watch for updates
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Local History Talk: Votes for Women.  CANCELLED 
Saturday, April 18, 2020
Rummage Sale. 8 am - 2 pm. Conrad Center. All proceeds benefit the programs and services of the West Volusia Historical Society. Kitchen items, housewares, decorative & small furniture, games, books, toys, outdoor, tools.
  WVHS Makers' Guild
Our Gift Shop features handcrafted gift items made locally by our members who meet monthly to create seasonal and new regular inventory. 
March of Museums
The Florida Department of State has partnered with over 160 museums in Florida to celebrate the variety and versatility of museums in our communities. Take advantage of this great opportunity.
 In March we are the beneficiary of the Community Bag Program at Winn Dixie.  Each time a $2.50 reusable grocery bag is purchased at the Winn Dixie at 1050 W New York Ave we will receive a $1 donation.  Buy several! 
An easy to donate to WVHS this month
COVID-19 Announcement: The Historical Society is doing our part to limit the potential spread of the coronavirus.  Please note the following closures and calendar changes. Watch for updates.
The Conrad Center and DeLand House Museum will be closed to the public beginning at 4 pm on Saturday, March 14 and will reopen Tuesday, April 7 at 12 noon. 

​​The City of DeLand has suspended group tours of the Burgess Pavilion & DeLand Memorial Hospital Museum at the 230 N Stone Street complex until March 30.
Rummage Sale is RESCHEDULED. See below
Donations for Rummage Sale accepted Tuesday, April 7th through Saturday, April 11th
Saturday, April 11, 2020
History Seekers Workshop: Family History Detectives. Ages 7 to 15. Conrad Center. 10 am to 12 noon. Call for reservations. 386-740-6813. See more details here.
Saturday, March 21, 2020
Saturday, March 28, 2020