The Holden House Museum and Annex are open every Wednesday
from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.

THE FLAGLER COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

The mission of the Flagler County Historical Society is to promote historical and cultural research and education for the benefit of the community.

The headquarters of the FCHS is the Holden House, 204 Moody Boulevard and its Annex in Bunnell, Florida.

 The FCHS was chartered as a Florida non-profit corporation on October 25, 1983,  and is a 501 ( c ) 3 tax-exempt organization.  A Board of Directors is elected annually in January and usually meets monthly on the first Thursday of the month.   Quarterly membership meetings are held at various locations in Flagler County.  History lovers are invited to join by paying $10 for an individual membership, $20 for a family, $50 for a business/corporate membership and $200 for a life membership.

2018 officers are Mary Ann Clark, president; Jan Reeger, vice president; Linda Jarosz treasurer.  Directors are Sisco Deen, Rob Creal, James Fiske,  Claudia Malo, Diane Marquis,  Prunie Rodgers, Susan Baird, Gloria Deen, and Bill Ryan.

The Holden House and History Annex are located across from the old Court House in Bunnell Florida and are normally open for visitors each Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Holden House now listed on National Register of Historic Places  Thanks to hard work by member Randy Jaye, the Holden House now joins the other Flagler County historic sites listed.  These include Bulow Plantation Ruins, Bunnell State Bank Building, Princess Place, Dixie Highway, Mala Compra Plantation site, Marine Studios, Little Red School House, and Washington Oaks historic district.  Randy reports he is working on other Flagler locations for listing.  See Holden registry paper.

Flagler County Historical Society Christmas Party, Open House and Holden House National Register Celebration.
Saturday December 15th from 10:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.

THE HOLDEN HOUSE CENTENNIAL (1918 - 2018) paper by Randy Jaye


Bunnell High School and Flagler Palm Coast High School yearbooks from 1950 to 1987 from Sisco Deen collection.  Scanned in as pdf files.


NOTICE: Historic County Bus Tours third Tuesday of each month
  Reservations in advance are required. 
Please call 386 439 5003 for reservations.
 
THERE IS A WAIT LIST FOR TOURS - Call for reservations!

Bus Tour and history radio program with Sisco Deen and Bill Ryan on WNZF


Flagler Television presentations

WUCF TV Road Trip Flagler - new 7-26-2018

Florida Frontiers - Flagler County 100th Anniversary

One Central Florida - Bulow Plantation
A Public Television film with James Fiske and Bill Ryan

Lewis and Clark follow the Old Brick Road with Bill Ryan - First Coast News Jacksonville


New Books by members of Flagler County Historical Society

Images of America Flagler County - Sisco Deen and the Flagler County Historical Society.  New illustrated book by Sisco Deen celebrates the history of Flagler County.  Now available.  For more information contact FlaglerHistorian@yahoo.com

Flagler County, Florida: A Centennial History by Randy Jaye  features an American county’s 100 year journey from a sparsely populated, rural, agricultural, timbering and non-developed coastal area to recently becoming one of the fastest growing areas in the United States.

Search for the lost plantations of Flagler County Florida  by Bill Ryan

Journey into History Flagler County Florida by Bill Ryan  Touring the historic sites of Flagler County and including
a trip down 'the Loop.' to the Tomoka Park.  Has gps locators of otherwise little known locations within historic Flagler.

Diane Marquis is producing a new series of children's story books which will be shown soon.

P.O. Box 87
Bunnell, FL 32110-0087                                 
Phone 386-437-0600
email: FlaglerHistorical@gmail.com

 

 

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