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Upcoming Special Events, Exhibits
& Educational Programs

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Collectors Day

September 23, 2023

Saturday: 12:00 noon - 3:00 p.m.
Anderson-Price Building
42 North Beach Street, Ormond Beach


* Feel Free to wear historical clothing.

See and discover what types of vintage, antique, interesting, newfangled, and even eccentric items locals collect.

There will be postcards, photographs, toys, watches, coins, glassware, cards, military items and much more.

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History Authors Roundtable

October 21, 2023

Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Anderson-Price Building
42 North Beach Street, Ormond Beach


Meet four local history authors who will be discussing their recently published books. Also included is a question and answer session followed by book sales and signings.

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Cemetery Tour

October 6 & 7, 2023

Tours at 5:30 & 7:00 pm
Pilgrim's Rest Cemetery

Dead men don't tell tales, but their tombstones do! Join us to hear the stories of local saints and maybe a
few sinners!

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Live Local History Program

November 4, 2023

Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Anderson-Price Building
42 North Beach Street, Ormond Beach


Second Seminole War (1835-1842)
America’s Longest and Costliest Indian War

Presented by Randy Jaye

Ormond Beach Historical Society's
latest History Journal, New Britain Dispatch, has recently been released.

Volume 2 - Number 1 - Spring 2023

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In the Spring 2023 Edition

Castillo de San Marcos: The Unconquered Protector
by J. Zach Zacharias

Trains in Local History

    by Skip Lowery

Bill McCoy (“The Real McCoy”) Prohibition’s Celebrity Rum Runner

    by Randy Jaye

The Mysterious Rockefeller Subterranean Tunnels at the Casements

    An oral history interview featuring Ned Kraft

Please support our local business members!

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Thank You, Florida Humanities!

Florida Humanities, the statewide, nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), has awarded Ormond Beach Historical Society a $18,500 grant to help recover from the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. At the Ormond Beach Historical Society, we are very grateful to Florida Humanities for the American Rescue Plan grant. The grant will help us keep our staff positions, purchase essential technology, and to nurture the rich history and culture in Ormond Beach, so we can share and preserve it for generations to come.

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