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
    Saturday Mornings with the Pioneers
Join ​​West Volusia Historical Society re-enactors in the DeLand House Parlor to talk about 20th Century West Volusians who shaped the culture we enjoy today. Free to anyone interested in West Volusia history. Seating is limited; donations welcome.  137 W Michigan Ave. DeLand. More details.

August 18: 10 am. George and Nancy Prosser-Marshall as Stetson University Vice President Charles Farriss and his wife, Professor Alma Richardson Farriss. This couple transformed what is now DeLand House from a simple farm house to a Colonial Revival town home.  


                             September 12
WVHS Historic Bus Tour of DeLand, Lake Helen and Cassadaga, leaving from Conrad Center. Prior reservations required. ​​ See details.

​​                                    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

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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.
   Gift Shop Feature of the Month

Florida Military School–The History. 
Compiled and written by Sue Elliott.This book details the history of the school in narrative and in photos. $15.00Details on the Feature.
   YOUTH ACTIVITIES
      Click on
History Seekers for information about upcoming programs for youth.
         Save These Dates in October
October 6  Reopening of exhibits in the Elizabeth R Burgess Pavilion of DeLand's Hospital Museum

​October 13 
Mid-October Night's Art Auction featuring Florida Artists. Click here for details.

​October 26 & 27​​   
Historic Oakdale Cemetery Walk