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
Robert M Conrad Educational & Research Center
​137 W Michigan Ave. DeLand, Florida
Open Wednesday and Saturday 12 noon - 4 pm.

​The Henry A DeLand House Museum

​​Docent-led tours suspended through August

Burgess Pavilion & DeLand Memorial Hospital Exhibits

230 N. Stone Street DeLand, Florida
​Currently closed due to the panemic

ACTIVITIES for Youth (and young at heart)
      Click on
History Seekers for information about upcoming programs for youth.

Phone: 386-740-6813 .
Email: delandhouse@msn.com
WVHS Little Free LibraryDetails here.
The Robert M. Conrad Research and Education Center is open on a limited basis for research from 12 noon to 4 pm on Wednesdays and Saturdays.  Researchers are strongly encourage to make appointments to assure appropriate Research Assistants are available.  

​​Tours of the Henry A. DeLand House are suspended through the month of August and exhibits in DeLand Memorial Hospital and Veterans Museum and Burgess Pavilion remain closed. 

Click here for more details about visiting the Conrad Center​

Fall Workshop Schedule. Click here for details.​
New!!  Makers' Guild Gift Shop
Our new Gift Shop located in the Conrad Center features handcrafted gift items made locally by our Makers' Guild. See the new featured items that are conveniently available through email ordering with no contact pick up. Click here to check it out.
Limited Re-opening
Statement from the West Volusia Historical Society Board of Directors ​on history and diversity. Read it here.
New this summer!  Virtual Parlor Chats
Meet interesting early Pioneers of West Volusia. Streamed live on Facebook from the DeLand House. 20 minute chat; 10 minute Q & A
Helen Parce DeLand. The year is 1925 and Helen DeLand, the only living daughter of Henry and Sarah Parce DeLand, is back in DeLand attending the "Old Settlers" annual meeting. Miss DeLand has been away from DeLand for seventeen years and marvels at the changes to the town. It is because of these changes, she decides to write the "Story of DeLand and Lake Helen, Florida". Hear Helen talk about her life and the early days of DeLand, the town her father founded.  Reenactor Caryn Long
Saturday, August 1 at 10 am.  Streamed Live on Facebook