Robert M Conrad Educational & Research Center

137 W Michigan Ave. DeLand, Florida

Open Tuesday - Saturday   noon to 4 pm

Researchers are encouraged to call for an appointment


Burgess Pavilion & DeLand Memorial Hospital Exhibits

230 N. Stone Street DeLand, Florida

Open Monday-Friday 10:30 am - 2:30 pm


Face masks and safe physical distance strongly encouraged.


DeLand House Museum

The Museum is closed for restoration, refurbishing and

re-interpretation. All tours are suspended until completion

of the project, anticipated in 2022. 

       

Walking tours of DeLand's National Historic Districts

Click this link for Fall schedule and reservations

Phone: 386-740-6813 .

Email: delandhouse@msn.com

Coming Events

     Makers' Guild of the Historical Society

 Join this merry group as they cut and sew, paint, felt   and glitter to create handcrafted unique items for the   Makers' Guild Holiday Boutique. We provide the   supplies. No special skills needed. just your   enthusiasm!  Call WVHS at 386-740-6813 for more   information and to reserve your spot.

DeLand House Museum is temporarily closed for restoration, refurbishing and re-interpretation.

Click this link to review this Fall's exciting History Seekers workshops for kids

Hands on History Workshops

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Saturday, October 16, 2021

Walking Tour - Old Northwest Residential Historic District & Stetson University Historic District. Departs Conrad Education & Research Center at 10:30 am. See this page for details.

Intermediate Sewing Workshop for Youth ages 10 - 16.  Make something fun with a yard of fabric you select.  9 am - 12  noon. Conrad Education & Research Center. See this page for details.

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Local History Talk   6 pm   Streamed on Facebook Live

Historic Building Surveys, National Register Nominations and the West Volusia Historical Society. 

Professional historian, published author and historic preservation consultant Sidney Johnston will share from his experience of over 50 Historic Building Surveys he has conducted, and 140 National Register Nominations he has composed. He'll also give his perspective on both DeLand's preservation success stories and demolitions of historic buildings, and next steps to recognize DeLand's African American communities. View the livestreamed video at 6 pm on the WVHS Facebook page. Limited in-person seating in the Conrad Center for those without virtual access. Reservations are required for in-person seats. Call the office - 386-740-6813. 

Walking Tour  - Old Northwest Residential Historic District & Stetson University Historic District. Departs Conrad Education & Research Center at 10:30 am. See this page for details.

Workshop for Youth ages 8 - 16.  The History of Paracord. Learn about parachuting in DeLand and make a knotted paracord bracelet.  10 am - 12  noon. Conrad Education & Research Center. See this page for details.

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Walking Tour  - Old Northwest Residential Historic District & Stetson University Historic District. Departs Conrad Education & Research Center at 10:30 am. See this page for details.

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Saturday, October 30, 2021