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Saturday, December 10th, 2016

Welcome to Indian River County Historical Society

Please join us for the  St. Lucia Celebration and Tree Lighting at the Hallstrom Farmstead

1723 Old Dixie Highway, SW

Sunday, December 11, 2016                 

2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Tree lighting at 4:30 p.m.

Tours of the house, music, refreshments.

Admission: canned goods for food bank

Indian River County Historical Society

Questions?  Call 778-3435 or online:  www.irchistorical.org 

Holiday hours for Indian River County Historical Properties:

Hallstrom House:  Closed December 24th through January 2nd for Christmas/New Year holiday - re-open January 3rd 1:00 - 4:00

Train Station:       Closed December 26th through January 2nd for Christmas/New Year holiday - re-open January 3rd 10:00 - 3:00  

HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM THE INDIAN RIVER COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Hope you can join us for some of our special upcoming historical tours:

Nov. 30th*                 Trolley Tour of Jungle Trail                             1:00 - 4:00 PM

Dec. 7th*                   Working Waterfront in Sebastian                     Noon- 3:00 PM

Dec. 14th*                 Happenings in Fellsmere                               10:30 - 2:30 PM

Dec. 21st*                 Swedish Christmas at Hallstrom Farmstead      1:00 - 4:00 PM

Dec. 28th*                 Trolley to Blue Cypress                                   3:00 - 6:00 PM 

*Trolley Tours with Treasure Coast Trolley (772-257-7887) for prices, reservations)

  

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HOLIDAY FIKA PAUSE AT THE HALLSTROM HOUSE

Treat yourself to “The Swedish Coffee & Pastry Break”
plus, see the Hallstrom House decorated for the Holidays.

When: Saturday, December 3rd, 2016
Time: 2:00 – 3:30 P.M.
Address: 1723 Old Dixie Hwy. SW
Event price is $15.00 per guest.
This event is presented by the Indian River County Historical
Society. Please call 772-778-3435 for reservations.

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The Indian River County Historical Society would like you to thank everyone who came out to the Hallstrom House on November 3rd for the Samaritan Soup Bowl.  The soup was delicious and many enjoyed a tour of the historical pineapple plantation. All proceeds benefited the local Samaritan Center.

                              

The INDIAN RIVER COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY would like to announce the upcoming event calendar for 2016 -2017.  Please mark your calendars now and plan on joining us for these fun events.  If you have any questions, please do hesitate to contact our office at 772-778-3435 for more information.

EVENT GUIDE 2016 – 2017

 

HOLIDAY FIKA PAUSE (COFFEE/TOUR)

December 3, 2016                   Time:  2:00 – 3:30      Admission: $15.00 per guest

Hallstrom House – 1723 Old Dixie Hwy. SW               Swedish Christmas decorations & pastries

ST. LUCIA CELEBRATION AND TREE LIGHTING

December 11, 2016     Time 2:00 – 5:00         Admission:  Food bank item

                                                                            Refreshments, tree lighting, Swedish traditional decorations

Hallstrom House – 1723 Old Dixie Hwy. SW

2nd ANNUAL WORKING WATERFRONT MULLET FRY

February 4th, 2017       Time: 12:00 – 2:00     Admission:  $10.00 plate

Fisherman’s Landing – 1540 Indian River Drive Sebastian

PELICAN ISLAND TOUR                          Call Train Station for details 778-3435

February 25, 2017

PELICAN ISLAND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE FESTIVAL

March 18, 2017           Time 10:00 – 4:00       Admission:  Free

Riverview Park in Sebastian

TEA AT THE HALLSTROM HOUSE

April 22, 2017             Time 2:00 – 3:30         Admission: $15.00 per guest

Hallstrom House – 1723 Old Dixie Hwy. SW          Traditional Swedish tea & guided tour

AXEL HALLSTROM NAME DAY (Celebration of one of the area’s first citrus grove developers)       

June 16, 2017              Time: 1:00 – 4:00       Admission:  $5.00       

Hallstrom House – 1723 Old Dixie Hwy. SW          Swedish refreshments & guided tour

 

 

 Florida Heritage Marker Dedication

The Indian River County Historical Society would like to thank everyone for coming out for the Florida Heritage Marker Dedication at City Hall. This dedication commemorates the "Mid-Century Modern" history of the 1st City Hall.

Debbie Mayfield, Representative, District 54 presented the Indian River County Historical Society with "A Tribute" thanking the Board of Directors and volunteers for their contributions in preserving the history of Indian River County and the State of Florida.

Indian River County Historical Society's photo.

          

The Indian River County Historical Society, Inc., established in 1983, is a private, non-profit, 501c3, organized to save, preserve, and restore the historical and environmental resources of Indian River County. In order to accomplish this, the Society works with state and local governments, organizations, foundations, and citizens to raise monies for historical preservation projects and educational programs.

For further information on upcoming events, please call 772-778-3435 and speak to Janice Sellers.   

Membership Information for the Indian River County Historical Society:

The Indian River County Historical Society, Inc. established in 1983, is a private non-profit organization with a simple mission statement - to save, preserve and restore the historical and environmental resources of Indian River County. In order to accomplish this, the Society works with local and state governments, organizations, foundations and citizens to raise monies for historical preservation projects and educational programs.

We would love for you to join us.  Please see memberships fees below:

Individual  --  $25.00                 Bronze  --  $100.00                      Gold  --      $   500.00
Family       --  $35.00                 Silver   --   $250.00                      Platium --  $ 1,000.00 +

If interested in helping us preserve History for future generations to enjoy, please contact our office at 
772-778-3435 or go to the donate icon and indicate which membership applies.  Thank you once again for your support!!!

Volunteers Needed

Do you have 2 hours per week to spend with others sharing your skills to benefit the community through our historical programs?  The properties of the Indian River County Historical Society, Inc. are running in full swing. Our current volunteers are busy manning the phones, giving tours, updating membership lists, preserving documents and photographs, researching and preparing mailings.

We are now accepting applications for Docent Training at the Hallstrom House - volunteer hours (4) four hours a week If interestested, please call:

Janice Sellers
Administrative Assistant
772-778-3435

We would love to add you to our family of volunteers.

 
Indian River County Historical Society Board of Directors
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