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.​

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

                                 ​​​​November 14
Historic Bus Tour - SOLD OUT: East DeLand, Lake Helen, Cassadaga. No tour in December; watch for dates in 2019. Tours depart from Conrad Center 11 am. Lunch is included. Reservations required. Details.

                          ​November 20
​Local History Talk: Bill Crippen will discuss some of the contentious politics that made Volusia County one of the most corrupt counties in America in the early 1900’s. Conrad Center 7:00 PM. Free program. See details. Note change of date — previously scheduled on Nov. 13.

                   December 8 and 9 
Tour of Historic Homes. Take a historic walk-about in DeLand's Northwest Historic District, the downtown cultural district adjacent to Stetson University that developed in the early 1900's. Experience nine of DeLand's most historic homes.  Click here for information and tickets.
   Gift Shop Feature of the Month

DVD - “THE VOLUSIA COUNTY FAIR – THE FIRST 100 YEARS”, narrated by historian Bill Dreggors. It features the history of our county fair including vintage photographs. Details on features..
   YOUTH ACTIVITIES
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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.