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
View Levels and Benefits on our Membership Page

Hours, Directions and FAQs  on Visitors Page
Visit the Gift Shop in the DeLand House Museum
               Upcoming Programs and Events
                                     February 23
Local History Talk by Julie Scofield: Rosenwald Schools, 7 pm at the Conrad Center. Former Rosenwald student, Reginald Williams will also speak on his experiences while attending the DeLeon Springs Rosenwald School. Details.
                       March 15
Historic Bus Tour. Purchase tickets on the appropriate page under Upcoming Events. Tour leaves at 11:00 am.
                       March 18
Sewing Workshop Youth Event: A 3 hour activity from 9am-Noon introduces children ages 8-12 to sewing skills handed down for generations. RSVP required.
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    A Heart-felt THANK YOU to our Volunteers!

Volunteers are an active and essential part of the mission of the WVHS. In 2910, our volunteers provided many hours of service, assisting with daily operations, leading education programs and supporting historical events for the public. Thank you for your commitment and sharing your enthusiasm for historic preservation!

To learn more about the incredible array of opportunities to serve – including docent, archival services, special events and educational programs, stop by the Conrad Center at 137 W. Michigan Ave in DeLand, or call 386-740-6813. Our Volunteer form describes many ways to serve.


We are saddened by the passing of our founder and friend Bill Dreggors, Executive Emeritus. Many of you are sharing memories and photographs on our Facebook page,  We thank you. Read more about Bill's life.

There will be a celebration of Bill's life on Saturday, March 4 at 1:00 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in DeLand. The family encourages us to attend in period attire in honor of Bill.