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