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Sunday, February 19th, 2017

Welcome to Indian River County Historical Society

The Indian River County Historical Society would like to inform the public that the Hallstrom House is closed for repairs.  Please check back on an update when the home will re-open.  The office number you may contact is 772-778-3435 for further information.
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The Indian River County Historical Society would like to thank everyone that came out for the 2nd Annual Mullet Fish Fry on Saturday, February 4th.  The weather was great and everyone enjoyed the fish and all the sides provided. 

Historical displays and exhibits in Hurricane Harbor, part of Fisherman’s Landings, were open for tours.  These displays were designed by the Indian River County Historical Society specifically for the City of Sebastian’s Working Waterfront Project to highlight the history of Sebastian and the Indian River Lagoon.       

Please contact us for future events and any questions.  Our phone # is 772-778-3435 or the website is www.irchistorical.org. 

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The INDIAN RIVER COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY would like to announce the upcoming event calendar for 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 2017

 

PELICAN ISLAND TOUR                        (canceled)

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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