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.​​

​​​​                           Saturday, June 8, 2019
Saturday Mornings With the Pioneers.  DeLand House Museum Front Parlor. 10 am. Join VWHS re-enactors to talk informally about early 20th Century West Volusians who helped shape our culture.  Today's Story: Charles E. Tribble, M.D., a graduate of Stetson University & Yale School of Medicine, he started a medical practice in DeLand in 1934 and was on the DMH staff for many years. An undercover civil rights activist, he helped sneak black patients from Burgess Pavilion into DMH for needed care - after hours. WVHS members free; $5 for nonmembers.


                         Saturday, June 22, 2019

Saturday Mornings With the Pioneers. DeLand House Museum Front Parlor. 10 am. Join VWHS re-enactors to talk informally about early 20th Century West Volusians who helped shape our culture. Today's story: Midwife Amanda Walker Worthy, who provided much needed health care to early West Volusians. She was Dr.S.R. Coleman's nurse and before the Burgess Pavilion opened in 1926, it was to her house that seriously ill patients were taken after treatment in the doctor's office. WVHS members free; $5 for nonmembers.
                      

     Gift Shop Feature

DeLand, Florida, a book in the series Images of America, celebrates the history of the city of DeLand and its own piece of the tapestry that is America. Get details here.
   YOUTH ACTIVITIES
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History Seekers for information about upcoming programs for youth.

​National Preservation Month 
Phone: 386-740-6813 .
Email: delandhouse@msn.com
Did you know there are 7 Endangered Historic Properties in West Volusia County? Check them out here. 
31 ways to celebrate National Preservation Month. Click here.