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Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

Welcome to Indian River County Historical Society

Mission Statement of the Indian River County Historical Society

The Indian River County Historical Society, Inc., established in 1983, is a private, non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization.  Our 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 state and local governments, foundations, and citizens to raise monies for the historical preservation projects and educational programs.


Vero Beach Train Station Exhibit/Office      

2336 14th Avenue
Vero Beach, Florida 32960
Phone: 772-778-3435

Hours: 1:00 - 4:00 Thursday & Friday

Hallstrom House/Farmstead

1723 Old Dixie Highway SW
Vero Beach, Florida 32962


1:00 - 4:00 Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
1:00 - 4:00 Last Saturday of the month

                                      Fall 2019 Event Guide

November 9, 2019        Pineapple Party              Hallstrom Farmstead     11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

November 17, 2019      IRCHS Annual Meeting    Woman's Club              4:00 - 6:00 PM

December 7, 2019        Holiday Coffee               Hallstrom Farmstead      2:00 - 3:30 PM

December 8, 2019        St. Lucia Christmas          Hallstrom Farmstead     2:00 - 4:00 PM

                               More details will be posted as the event date draws near.

                      5th Annual Party at the Pineapple Plantation

If you love pineapples and Indian River County history, you are in for a treat on Saturday, November 9, 2019. Join us between 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM at the Hallstrom House, 1723 Old Dixie Highway, to learn all about pineapples and enjoy a fun day on the grounds of this grand old home.

Admission to the grounds is free, with tours of the house $5 per person over the age of 12. There will be delicious food prepared by our own Pat Luther, music by local artists, old cars to view, and information on growing and cutting pineapples. Activities for children are free, with tickets for purchase  toward some special silent auction items.

Hope to see you all there!!



We offer a variety of levels of memberships.  Your donations and support are sincerely appreciated. 

Individual  $25.00     Bronze $100.00   Gold $500.00
Family $35.00    Silver $250.00   Platinum $1,000.00

         Thank you for your interest in helping preserve our history for future generations.
Please contact our office or go to DONATE.


We welcome your interest in volunteering with us. Currently we are interested in filling the following positions: Hallstrom House tour guides (Docents) - Al Smith (772-532-0189). 
For additional information call our Office -  (772-778-3435).

IRCHS Video Channel

When you click on the above link, be prepared to learn more about the history of Indian River County. The mini-documentaries include stories about:

Vero Beach Airport

Gifford High School

The War Years

The Dodgers

Old Vero Man Dig

Jungle Trail

Hallstrom House

New films are in the works about our bridges, Sebastian Inlet, Fellsmere. and Mosquitoes, to name a few. Check back soon to see the newest releases.


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P.O. Box 2192 • Vero Beach • FL 32961