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


Walking tours of DeLand's National Historic Districts

available October - April  Click here for details


DeLand House Museum

The Museum is closed for restoration, refurbishing and

re-interpretation. All tours are suspended until completion

of the project, anticipated in early 2024.  

Phone: 386-740-6813

Email: info@westvolusiahistoricalsociety.org

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

Walking Tour -  Stetson University Historic District. Walk through the historic district of this beautiful campus and learn how it grew from a single academy building in 1884 to the magnificent buildings around the Holler Fountain. Tour departs at 10:30 am from WVHS Conrad Educational & Research Center, 137 W Michigan Avenue in DeLand. Advance reservations required. Call 386-740-6813. Click here for more details & tour dates.

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Women's History Month

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Local History Talk - Reconstruction of Hulley Tower Learn the history of Stetson University's Hulley Tower and plans for its historical reconstruction as a place of remembrance as well as a community gathering space. Built in 1934, Hulley Tower was a bell tower and mausoleum of former president Lincoln Hulley and wife Eloise. Generations of students and community members fondly remember bells ringing at DeLand events and to announce aspects of the campus schedule. This program will be on the Stetson campus - Lynn Business Center, room 123 - located at the corner of N Woodland and Michigan; parking is adjacent. Free and open to the public.

Sunday, March 24, 2024

Bunny Brunch Join in on a fun Easter Season tradition! Enjoy a yummy brunch followed by a surprise Springtime project. All materials for the project will be provided. Seating is limited to 12. For kids 8 - 13. Conrad Educational & Research Center, 137 W Michigan Ave, DeLand. 11am - 1pm. Cost is $15 for WVHS members/$20 for non-members. Adults who are Kids at Heart may attend; youth will be accommodated first.

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Walking Tour - Old Northwest Residential Historic District.  See many architectural landmarks and hear stories of our intriguing pioneers. Tour departs at 10:30am from WVHS Conrad Educational & Research Center, 137 W Michigan Avenue in DeLand. Advance reservations required. Call 386-740-6813. Click here form more details & tour dates.